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Alerts (1)

Message 2014-08-23 09:55:00 Fore St Tunnel Mon-fri 2200-0500 Closure-works. 

Severe Traffic (0)

No Significant Events

General and Future Traffic (35)

City Route, A13, Southern River Route, Blackwall Tunnel [A13] Stepney Way (E1) (Tower Hamlets)

Special and Planned Events [Abnormal Load] - Abnormal load - police are escorting abnormal loads from the Crossrail project from Stepney Way (E1) (Eastbound) to [A1020] Lower Lea Crossing, via Jubilee Street, [A13] Commercial Road, Butcher Row, [A1203] Limehouse Link Tunnel and [A1261] Aspen Way between 2200 and 0500 on each of the following nights - Monday 11, Tuesday 12, Wednesday 13, Thursday 14, Friday 15, Monday 18, Friday 22, Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 August. (#55378)

Much Earlier On 2014-08-22 15:22:09 
Abload escort resumes at 2200hrs.


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - NBA Global Games London 2015. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54508)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Kaiser Chiefs in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54504)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Other] - O2 Arena - 2015 National Television Awards. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54501)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Madness in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54500)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The Who Hits 50 British Tour 2014. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54499)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Basement Jaxx in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54498)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Culture Club in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54497)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Enrique Iglesias in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54495)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The National in Concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54494)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Linkin Park in Concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54493)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Jack White in Concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54492)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54490)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - An Evening with Caro Emerald. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54488)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Hillsong United Welcome Zion Tour. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54487)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Miranda Hart on stage - Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#50225)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena -Pharrell Williams in concert - Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#50224)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Paolo Nutini - Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#50221)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - OneRepublic in concert - Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#50220)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Michael Bublé in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41758)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Jeff Waynes War of the Worlds Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way after the event has finished. (#41761)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Russell Howard Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way after the event has finished. (#41760)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Status Quo in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41757)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Alfie Boe live. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41755)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Ennio Morricone Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41754)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Diversity Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41753)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Lady Gaga in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41752)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Ed Sheeran in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41751)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Kylie Minogue in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41750)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Andrea Bocelli Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41749)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Lee Evans Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41748)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Bryan Adams in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41740)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Il Divo Live - Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41738)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The Big Reunion Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41737)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Ant & Decs Takeaway. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41736)

Roadworks (8)

A2, Blackwall Tunnel [A102] Blackwall Tunnel Approach (SE7 ,SE10,SE3) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel Approach (both directions) between Sun-in-the-Sands (A2) and the Blackwall Tunnel - Lane has reopened on the northbound (#48826)

Much Earlier On 2014-08-23 02:59:40 
Traffic is flowing well.


[A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (E3) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (Both Directions) between the junction of Wick Lane and Lochnagar Street - Lane restrictions between 2200 and 0500 each night during gantry refurbishment works. All restrictions have been removed. (#48622)

Much Earlier On 2014-08-23 01:01:44 
Traffic is moving well.


[A102] Blackwall Tunnel (BOTH BORES) (SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (SE10) (Southbound) - closed between 0100 and 0800 each Sunday night during maintenance. Seek other routes. (#53937)

Long Term Update 2014-08-17 07:47:08 
The tunnel has now reopened. Traffic is now flowing well


[A102] Blackwall Tunnel (NORTHBOUND BORE) (SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Northbound Bore) (SE10) (Northbound) - Overnight closure due to maintenance (#55039)


[A102] Blackwall Tunnel (NORTHBOUND BORE) (SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Northbound Bore) (SE10) (Northbound) - Overnight closure to the tunnel due to maintenance works (#55037)


[A102] Blackwall Tunnel (NORTHBOUND BORE) (SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Northbound Bore) (SE10) - Overnight closure of the tunnel due to maintenance works (#55035)


[A102] Blackwall Tunnel (NORTHBOUND BORE) (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - Blackwall Tunnel (Northbound Bore) - closed between midnight and 0500 during maintenance. (#54063)


[A102] Blackwall Tunnel (NORTHBOUND BORE) (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - Blackwall Tunnel (Northbound Bore) - closed between midnight and 0500 each Wednesday night during maintenance. (#54059)

Cameras: North Side

Blackwall Tunnel: Traffic Cameras - North Side

Looking South To Tunnel (200m)
Looking South To Tunnel (200m)
Looking N Away From Tunnel (600m)
Looking N Away From Tunnel (600m)
N From Bow Away From Tnl (1850m)
N From Bow Away From Tnl (1850m)
S From Bow Towards Tnl (2000m)
S From Bow Towards Tnl (2000m)

East Cross Route (2800m)
East Cross Route (2800m)
South From Wansbeck To Tnl (4000m)
South From Wansbeck To Tnl (4000m)
A13 Cotton St Tnl W Apprch (200m)
A13 Cotton St Tnl W Apprch (200m)
A13 Leamouth Rd To Tnl East (500m)
A13 Leamouth Rd To Tnl East (500m)

Aspen Way Limehouse (1500m)
Aspen Way Limehouse (1500m)
S At Rotherhithe Entrance (2450m)
S At Rotherhithe Entrance (2450m)
E On W Portal Limehouse (3400m)
E On W Portal Limehouse (3400m)
Lwr Lea/Blackwall Wy (700m)
Lwr Lea/Blackwall Wy (700m)

Cameras: South Side

Blackwall Tunnel: Traffic Cameras - South Side

Looking North To Tunnel (100m)
Looking North To Tunnel (100m)
Looking S Away From Tunnel (150m)
Looking S Away From Tunnel (150m)
Looking S Away From Tunnel (400m)
Looking S Away From Tunnel (400m)
N On A102 Opp B&Q (1500m)
N On A102 Opp B&Q (1500m)

N On A102 Opp Charlton Rd (2700m)
N On A102 Opp Charlton Rd (2700m)
N From Shooters Hill Rd(3400m)
N From Shooters Hill Rd(3400m)
Millennium Way (500m)
Millennium Way (500m)
West Parkside (600m)
West Parkside (600m)

South From Kidbrooke Jnc (4600m)
South From Kidbrooke Jnc (4600m)
NW From A205 Westhorne (5700m)
NW From A205 Westhorne (5700m)
NW From E Rochester Exit(8300m)
NW From E Rochester Exit(8300m)
W From Danson Park(11300m)
W From Danson Park(11300m)

A102 Traffic Map

Scheduled Closures

Blackwall Tunnel Closures 2014


Maintenance closures typically on Sundays from 1am to 8am

* During maintenance closers you will ALWAYS be able to travel NORTHBOUND (from South to North) - No matter which bore is closed.

Fixed Closures - Planned

6/4/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

27/4/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

13/5/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

1/6/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

8/6/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

22/6/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

6/7/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

13/7/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

3/8/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

17/8/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

7/9/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

21/9/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

5/10/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

12/10/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

2/11/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

16/11/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

7/12/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

14/12/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

11/12/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

18/12/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

Tunnel Restrictions

Blackwall Tunnel Restrictions


ADR Restrictions: Category E

Northbound (West Bore):
Height 4.00 meters max & Lane Width 2.00 meters wide

Southbound (East Bore):
Height 4.72 meters max & Lane Width 2.00 meters wide

Maximum Vehicle Length: No Restrictions

Variable Speed Limit: 20 to 30 mph

Tunnel Length: 1345 meters (Northbound)

No Pedestrians and No Cyclists

WARNING: Fixed Penalty (FINE) If you run out of fuel inside the tunnel!

Trucks CHECK your vehicle HEIGHT or you will be DIVERTED

Alternative Routes

Blackwall Tunnel Alternative Routes


During Blackwall Tunnel closures, accidents, maintenance or restrictions you have a few options:

Vehicle Option 1: Rotherhithe Tunnel

[Vehicle Length 10m Max | 4.4m Max Height | 20mph | 2.3m Lane Width | Walking/Cycling Allowed]

via North Side - 1.9 miles (3.0 km) / 5 minutes to the West

via South Side - 4.9 miles (7.9 km) / 14 minutes to the West

Vehicle Option 2: Woolwich Ferry (Free Service) - [Check Woolwich Ferry Page For Updates]

Open Generally 6.10am to 8-10pm Mon-Fri | 11.30am to 7.30pm Sun

4.7m Max Height | 3.5m Max Width | No Hazchem | Walking Via Foot Tunnel Optional

via North Side - 3.9 miles (6.2 km) / 11 minutes to the East

via South Side - 2.9 miles (4.7 km) / 7 minutes to the East

Vehicle Option 3: Dartford Crossing (Toll Crossing)

[4.9m Max Height | Toll £2.00 Cars / £5 Trucks | Free 10pm to 6am | No Walking

[Cycling Allowed: Arrive at control gates and a patrol car will transport you free of charge]

via North Side - 15.8 miles (25.4 km) / 26 minutes to the West

via South Side - 19.2 miles (30.9 km) / 31 minutes to the West

Vehicle Option 4: Tower Bridge

[Open 24hrs | 18 Tonnes Max Weight | Walking/Cycling Allowed]

via North Side - 3.1 miles (5.0 km) / 9 minutes to the West

via South Side - 5.9 miles (9.5 km) / 18 minutes to the West

Tube Option 1: Blackwall DLR via Canning Town DLR to North Greenwich Station

via North Side - 0.4 miles (0.6 km) / 1 minutes to the South

via South Side - 1.3 miles (2.1 km) / 5 minutes to the East

Tube Option 2: Island Gardens DLR to Cutty Sark DLR

via North Side - 1.9 miles (3.1 km) / 5 minutes to the South West

via South Side - 2.5 miles (4.0 km) / 5 minutes to the East

Walking Option 1: Greenwich Foot Tunnel

[Open 24hrs (See Greenwich Council for Latest Works) | 371m Long | Bicycles Allowed | No Cars]

via North Side - 2.0 miles (3.2 km) / 5 minutes to the West - [Check opening times]

via South Side - 2.3 miles (3.7 km) / 5 minutes to the West - [Check opening times]

*Travel time estimated using standard car speeds at low traffic volumes

*To estimate walking time instead of drive time - work on 3 mph at good pace

*The only bus route through the tunnel is the 108 from Stratford to Lewisham