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A woman caused the Blackwall Tunnel to shut after she decided to take a walk through it on Wednesday night.

Blackwall Tunnel: Broken down lorry causes delays

By Rob Virtue on November 5, 2014 8:36 AM |


A heavy goods vehicle breakdown on the northbound section of the Blackwall Tunnel is causing delays on Wednesday morning.

Traffic is stretching back to the Sun-In-The-Sands roundabout.


Approval could be sought for the Silvertown Tunnel next year, according to Transport for London's latest consultation on the project.

Released to the public on Wednesday, the document focuses on designs for the crossing, planned for next to the Blackwall Tunnel and running between Greenwich and Newham.

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Proposals to toll the Blackwall Tunnel and the planned Silvertown crossing will be the focus of a consultation launched by Transport for London later this month.


A fire at a motorcycle repair shop has led to the closure of Blackwall Tunnel approach in both directions.

The incident took place on Thursday morning at 6am in Blackwall Lane in Greenwich and saw 35 firefighters and six fire engines at the scene.