Alerts (4)

Message 2019-08-24 04:50:00 A13/a406 E/bnd Overnight Works Reduced Access Use Other Route. 

Message 2019-08-24 04:45:00 9pm 30 Aug To 5am 2 Sept A13 Closed A128 To A1014. 

Message 2019-08-24 04:20:00 19th-30th Aug A12 Gallows Cnr Flyover Closed. 

Message 2019-08-24 04:20:00 19th-30th Aug A12 Gallows Cnr Flyover Closed Expect Delays. 

Severe Traffic (7)

A12, A406 [A12] Redbridge Roundabout (IG4,E11,IG1) (Redbridge)

Works [TfL] - [A12] Redbridge Roundabout (All Directions) - The roundabout will be reduced to one running lane and various carriageway restrictions in place due to resurfacing works. 19th & 20th Aug - the outer lanes of the northeast quadrant will be closed, the A406 southbound off-slip will be closed and eastbound A12 traffic diverted via Ilford. 21st & 22nd Aug - the outer lanes of the Southeast quadrant will be closed, no Southbound access to the A406 from A12 and westbound A12 traffic will be diverted via Woodford Avenue and Charlie Browns. 23rd Aug - the outer lanes of the northwest quadrant will be closed, no northbound A406 access from the A12. 24th Aug - the outer ring of roundabout, no northbound access from A12. 22nd - 25th Aug - contingency dates for the works and lane closures to facilitate traffic detection loop cutting. (#221406)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2019-08-24 04:18:48 
Works are scheduled to resume at 21:30.


[A2] New Cross Road (SE14) (Lewisham)

Works [Utility] - [A2] New Cross Road (SE14) (All Directions) at the junction of Goodwood Road - Lane closure to facilitate gas works. (#220707)

Updated Earlier 2019-08-24 01:49:42 
Traffic is flowing well.


[A2213] Kidbrooke Park Road (SE12,SE3) (Greenwich)

Works [Utility] - [A2213] Kidbrooke Park Road (SE3/SE12) (All Directions) at the junction of Cambert Way - Three way temporary traffic lights in operation to facilitate Thames Water works. (#221866)

Updated Earlier 2019-08-24 01:48:47 
Traffic is flowing well.


A12, A13 [A13] East India Dock Road (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [Emergency] - [A13] East India Dock Road (Westbound) at the junction of Burdett Road - Lane one (of two) is closed for emergency Cadent Gas works. West India Dock Road is also restricted northbound. (#221647)

Much Earlier On 2019-08-23 22:51:50 
Traffic is flowing well.


A12 Gallows Corner Flyover (RM2) (Havering)

Works [TfL] - A127 Gallows Corner Flyover (Both Directions) - Full closure of the Gallows Corner Flyover to facilitate essential daytime restructuring and resurfacing works (working times: 09:30-20:00) . Signed diversions will be in place. NOTE: These works will only take place and the closures will only be implemented on weekdays. They will NOT take place on the weekend of Saturday 24/Sunday 25 August. (#221724)

Much Earlier On 2019-08-23 18:25:03 
Work resumes at 0930hrs on Monday.


A406, A12 [A113] Charlie Browns Roundabout (E18) (Redbridge)

Works [Other] - Charlie Browns Roundabout - The inside lane will be closed on the roundabout and there will be lane closures on approach to the roundabout from the eastbound A406 and southbound Chigwell Road, to facilitate bearing replacement work that is taking place on the M11 viaduct that passes overhead. (#219864)

Much Earlier On 2019-08-23 15:54:36 
Delays are possible.


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

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (SE10) (Southbound) - Closed during tunnel maintenance between 0100hrs and 0800hrs most Sunday mornings, apart from Bank Holiday weekends and the weekends of the London Marathon, Ride London and London Triathlon. Additionally, closed between approximately midnight and 05:00 the mornings of Saturday 31 August and 7 September during survey works. (#177443)

Much Earlier On 2019-08-23 10:23:14 
Traffic is flowing well.

General and Future Traffic (0)

No Significant Events

Roadworks (5)

A12 [B142] Wick Lane (E3) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [Borough] - [B142] Wick Lane (All Directions) at the junction of Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach - All lanes are open. (#222065)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2019-08-24 04:12:57 
Traffic is flowing well.


A2, A205, Blackwall Tunnel A102 (SE3,SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel Approach and [A2] Rochester Way Relief Road (Southbound) between Dreadnought Street and [A205] Westhorne Avenue - Closed between approximately 22:00 and 05:00 during overnight maintenance. (#222345)


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

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (SE10) (Southbound) - Closed during tunnel maintenance between 0100hrs and 0800hrs most Sunday mornings, apart from Bank Holiday weekends and the weekends of the London Marathon, Ride London and London Triathlon. Additionally, closed between approximately midnight and 05:00 the mornings of Saturday 31 August and 7 September during survey works. (#177443)

Much Earlier On 2019-08-23 10:23:14 
Traffic is flowing well.


Inner Ring [A202] Vauxhall Bridge Road (SW1P,SW1V) (Westminster)

Works [Utility] - [A202] Vauxhall Bridge Road (SW1) (Both Directions) at the junction of Bloomburg Street - Single alternate lane working under two-way temporary traffic signal control between approximately 23:00 and 05:00 on the Wednesday nights of 21 and 28 August and 11 September during O2 works. Additionally, lane two (of two) closed northbound. (#218882)

Long Term Update 2019-08-22 03:22:00 
All restrictions removed and traffic flowing well in the area.


A24 [A217] Belmont Rise (SM2) (Sutton)

Works [Utility] - [A217] Belmont Rise (SM2) (All Directions) at the junction of Manor Road - Contra flow in operation between 09:30 to 15:30 and carriageway width restriction between 15:30 to 09:30 to facilitate O2 works. (#220700)

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
* iPhone users who see a black camera with a play button will need to click the camera to view the image.
** If a camera says 'in use keeping London moving' - it is in use by traffic services or police and blanked for privacy.

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
* iPhone users who see a black camera with a play button will need to click the camera to view the image.
** If a camera says 'in use keeping London moving' - it is in use by traffic services or police and blanked for privacy.

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Scheduled Closures

Blackwall Tunnel Closures


See ROADWORKS Section

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