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General and Future Traffic (24)

Southern River Route, A2, A13, Bishopsgate Cross Route, City Route, Farringdon Cross Route, Inner Ring, A12, A205, Blackwall Tunnel [B121] East London Area - Event (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - EAST LONDON AREA - EVENT - (All Directions) - A group will gather in Cutty Sark Gardens from 18:00 - 21:00 for an event. At 21:00 a running group will leave the park for a 30mile run to Bank at the junction with Queen Victoria Street via The village, John Wilson Street, Trafalgar Road, Evenlyn Street, Brunel Road, Jamaica Road, Tower Bridge, The Highway, Commercial Road, Westferry Road, Preston Road, East India Dock, Aldgate, London Bridge, Southwark street, Blackfriars Bridge, Victoria Embankment, The Mall, Strand, Fleet Street, Queen Victoria Street. The event is not a race and all runners will travel in a Met Police bubble. There will be short traffic holds at minor junctions to assist the movement of the bubble. There are no planned road closures. (#51944)


A13, Future Consideration, A12, City Route, Inner Ring, Blackwall Tunnel, Southern River Route [B142] Prudential Ridelondon - East Area (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - Prudential RideLondon East London Area - (There are 3 areas covering the event, East London, Central London and South West London). This area outlines the traffic arrangements for all affected roads east of Tower Bridge (inclusive) - Extensive Road closures will be implemented to facilitate the Ridelondon event. Road closure times for the Eastern area start from 0500hrs. The closures will include - Tower Bridge, the A12 in both directions from Redbridge Roundabout to Blackwall Tunnel. Blackwall Tunnel northbound bore will remain open, with traffic diverted onto the A13 East India Dock Road via Robin Hood Lane. Aspen Way, the Limehouse Link tunnel, The Highway and East Smithfield will also be closed in both directions. The A13 will be closed in both directions from Beckton Roundabout to Burdett Road. The A12, Blackwall Tunnel and A13 will be reopened by approximately 0930. Between 1245 and 1315 there is likely to be delays to southbound traffic on the A12 from Redbridge roundabout, to allow the RideLondon Classic (the professional event) to start. The following river crossings will remain open east of Tower Bridge - Blackwall Tunnel northbound (Southbound from approximately 0930), Rotherhithe Tunnel in both directions and Woolwich Ferry. The full route or parts of the route in the Eastern area will only be reopened to traffic once it is safe to do so. Please visit www.tfl.gov.uk/prudentialridelondon for more detailed information about the route and local road closures. (#52749)


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 - Bollywood Showstoppers - Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#50219)


Southern River Route, Inner Ring, Bishopsgate Cross Route, A13, Farringdon Cross Route, City Route, Blackwall Tunnel [A101] Central And East London - Triathlon (EC4V) (City Of London)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - CENTRAL AND EAST LONDON - TRIATHLON - All Directions - This a two day event where day one is contained to the Excel Area with local road closures. Day two, road closures will begin from 05:00 to facilitate the race route from the Excel Centre to Central London and back to the Excel Centre via Seagull Lane, Lower Lea Crossing, Aspen Way, Limehouse Link, The Highway, Upper and Lower Thames Streets, Victoria Embankment and Westminster Bridge. All roads west of Tower Bridge are scheduled to reopen by 12:30 with all roads east of Tower Bridge scheduled to reopen at 18:30. Expect delays. (#49971)

Long Term Update 2014-06-24 14:36:41 
London Triathlon - Day 2


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 (3)

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

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel Southern Approach (Both Directions) between Sun-in-the-Sands (A2) and Tunnel Avenue - All lanes are open. (#48826)

Much Earlier On 2014-07-22 23:59:46 
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. No restrictions at present. (#48622)

Much Earlier On 2014-07-22 23:58:17 
Traffic flowing well.


Blackwall Tunnel, A12 [A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (E3 ,E15) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [Utility] - [A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (Southbound) between Bow Roundabout and Imperial Street - Lanes 1 and 2 (of 3) are closed and the on-slip from Bow Roundabout to the A12 is also closed due to water works. Night works between 21:30 - 05:30hrs. (#47051)

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