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East London roads desperately need the Silvertown Tunnel to support a creaking and unpredictable Blackwall crossing, according to Transport for London.

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Campaigners against east London river crossings are calling on residents on the north of the river to help in an air quality study.


If you listen to Mayor of London Boris Johnson and TfL, the Silvertown Tunnel is a done deal. The crossing next to the Blackwall Tunnel, could be in place by 2020.


Calls have been made for drivers in the west of the capital to help pay for future crossings in the east, through a pan-London toll.


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.