Alerts (2)

Message 2018-06-21 15:35:00 Commercial Rd/ Sutton St Closed-w/bnd Accident. 

Message 2018-06-21 15:35:00 A118 High Rd/ Green Ln Closed Accident-ilford Area Delays. 

Severe Traffic (4)

[A13] Alfreds Way (EAST HAM AND BARKING BY-PASS) (IG11,RM9) (Barking & Dagenham)

Works [Emergency] - [A13] Alfreds Way (East Ham And Barking By-pass) (Eastbound) between Alfreds Gardens and Ripple Road - Lane one restrictions due to a gas leak. (#192689)

Recent Update! 2018-06-21 15:34:37 
Traffic is slow moving eastbound on the A13 with delays now back beyond the junction with Canning Town Flyover. As a result of delays on the A13 there are delays southbound on the A406 with queues back over Barking Flyover towards Ilford. Expect delays throughout the PM peak.


[A13] Canning Town Flyover (E14,E16) (Newham,Tower Hamlets)

Traffic Incidents [Breakdown] - [A13] Canning Town Flyover (Westbound) - The police have removed the broken down vehicle, all lanes are open. (#193308)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2018-06-21 14:44:10 
Traffic is flowing well.


[A127] Southend Arterial Road (RM2) (Havering)

Works [TfL] - Ardleigh Green Bridge, [A127] Southend Arterial Road (RM2) (Both Directions) at the junction of Bryant Avenue - Various restrictions and a contraflow in operation during bridge replacement works. The A127 Southend Arterial Road will be closed in both directions between Gallows Corner (A12) and Squirrels Heath Road between 2100hrs and 0500hrs on the nights of Wednesday 11th July, Thursday 12th July, Tuesday 17th July, Wednesday 18th July and Thursday 19th July. Find out more about the Ardleigh Green bridge replacement (#117841)

Much Earlier On 2018-06-21 09:45:59 
Traffic is flowing well.


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Flight of the Conchords in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#191120)

Much Earlier On 2018-06-20 22:43:35 
The event has now finished for tonight.

General and Future Traffic (0)

No Significant Events

Roadworks (5)

Blackwall Tunnel [A2203] Blackwall Lane (SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [Borough] - [A2203] Blackwall Lane (Both Directions) at the junction of Tunnel Avenue - Restrictions in place to facilitate junction improvement works. (#184530)

Much Earlier On 2018-06-21 06:42:01 
Expect delays during the course of these works.


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

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound Bore) (SE10) (Southbound) - Closed to facilitate tunnel maintenance works. (every Sundays mornings between 0100hrs and 0800hrs, apart from Bank Holiday weekends and the weekends of the London Marathon, Ride London and London Triathlon). (#177443)

Long Term Update 2018-06-17 06:32:40 
Tunnel has re-opened


Blackwall Tunnel, A2 [A2] Shooters Hill Road (SE3) (Greenwich)

Works [Utility] - [A2] Shooters Hill Road (SE3) (Westbound) at the junction of Kidbrooke Park Road- Lane one closure in place to enable works by Thames Water (nightly 2200hrs to 0500hrs). (#191616)


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

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound Bore) (SE10) (Southbound) - The tunnel is closed to facilitate overnight maintenance work. (#192064)


A205 [A3036] East Hill (SW18) (Wandsworth)

Works [Utility] - [A3036] East Hill (SW18) (Eastbound) at the junction of Bartholomew Close - Lanes three and four (of four) closed between approixmately 2200hrs and 0500hrs during overnight O2 works. (#188036)

Cameras: North Side

Blackwall Tunnel: Traffic Cameras - North Side

E India Dock Rd (0.2miles)
E India Dock Rd/Chrisp St

E India Dock Rd/Leamouth
Aspen Way/Cotton Street
Aspen Way/Upper Bank St
The Highway/Glammis (2450m)

East Cross Route/Tredeger Rd
A12 East Cross Route/Benn St

Cameras: South Side

Blackwall Tunnel: Traffic Cameras - South Side

Woolwich Rd To A102 Flyover (1.2miles)
A102 Looking To BWT (1.3miles)

Millennium Way (0.2miles)
West Parkside (1mile)
Woolwich Rd to Blackwall Ln (1mile)
A2 Dursley Rd (2.5miles)

A2 Park Mead (6.5miles)
Woolwich Ferry
Shooters Hill/P.O.Wales Rd
A2 Dursley Rd (2.5miles)

Shooters Hill/Charlton Pk Ln
Trafalgar Rd/Greenwich Pk St
Kidbrooke Park Rd

A102 Traffic Map

Scheduled Closures

Blackwall Tunnel Closures


See ROADWORKS section for closure information.

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