Results tagged “Dartford Crossing”

00jul24boris4.jpgLong-awaited new river crossings in east London moved closer after the Government pledged to work with Boris Johnson on exploring options including a tunnel linking North Greenwich and Silvertown.

The Mayor hailed Chancellor George Osborne's pledge yesterday to invest billions in London's infrastructure as "great news".

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Politicians have been left baffled by a government consultation into easing traffic congestion to the east of London.

The Department for Transport has revealed plans to increase toll charges at the Dartford Crossing, using the extra cash to build another bridge.

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The campaign against a 66 per cent price hike to use the Dartford Crossing is stepping up.

London Assembly Member for City and East John Biggs wrote to the Department for Transport this week to say the rise in costs from £1.50 to £2.50 for car users is likely to increase the strain on east London's crossings.

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