Blackwall Tunnel closed again this weekend

The Blackwall Tunnel will be closed southbound again this weekend. The closure comes into effect from one minute past midnight on Saturday until 5 o'clock on Monday morning.

The closures continue this weekend, as work on the neighbouring Silvertown Tunnel, due for completion next year, continues.

Alternative nearby route options include the M25 Dartford Crossing, Tower Bridge and the Rotherhithe Tunnel, though drivers of HGVs as well as vans which are higher than two metres tall are encouraged to avoid central London during these periods and beware of size restrictions. 

The 108 bus route, the only one which operates through the tunnel, will be temporarily split in two when the tunnel is partially closed, operating between Lewisham and North Greenwich and between Canning Town and Stratford. Passengers will have to instead use the Jubilee or Elizabeth lines to get across the river, though will be automatically refunded for this part of the journey. 

There will be further closures on the weekend of 29th June to 1st July.

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