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Severe Traffic (5)

City Route, A13 Limehouse Link (TUNNEL) (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - LIMEHOUSE LINK TUNNEL (Both Directions) - Full closure of the tunnel in both directions for maintenance works (nightly works only between 2200 and 0600hrs). (#183775)

Updated Earlier 2018-08-15 21:45:08 
Traffic is slow moving on diversion.


[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 contra-flow in operation during bridge replacement works. Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 August and again Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 September, [A127] (Both Directions) between Gallows Corner (A12) and Ardleigh Green Road, between approximately 2100hrs and 0500hrs each night, closed. Find out more about the Ardleigh Green bridge replacement. (#117841)

Updated Earlier 2018-08-15 19:41:12 
Traffic is flowing well.


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Walking with Dinosaurs. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1900hrs on Tuesday, 1500hrs on Wednesday, 1500hrs on Thursday, 1500hrs and 1900hrs on Friday, 1100hrs, 1500hrs and 1900hrs on Saturday, 1100hrs and 1500hrs on Sunday. (#183122)

Updated Earlier 2018-08-15 19:14:32 
Traffic is flowing well.


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

Works [TfL] - [A406/A113/A1400] Charlie Browns Roundabout (All Directions) - Various lane closures will be in place for the installation of new pedestrian crossings works. From 25th July 2018 to 17th October 2018 the carriageway will be restricted between 09:30hrs and 15:30hrs. From 13th October to 20th October 2018 between 2100hrs to 0500hrs. Resurfacing of the carriageway on the roundabout and all approaching arms. (#190899)

Much Earlier On 2018-08-15 14:01:02 
Delays are possible.


[A12] Colchester Road (RM3) (Havering)

Works [TfL] - [A12] Colchester Road (RM3) (Eastbound) at the junction of Petersfield Avenue - Lane closure in place to facilitate carriageway repairs by TfL. (#194751)

Much Earlier On 2018-08-15 13:59:13 
Delays are possible.

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Scheduled Closures

Blackwall Tunnel Closures


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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