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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.
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.
Transport chaos hit those heading to Canary Wharf on Tuesday morning in the first day of a 48 strike by Tube staff.
The Jubilee line was running a reduced service while the roads in east London struggled to deal with an increase in traffic with major delays reported on both the A12 and A13 roads.
Rotherhithe Tunnel has re-opened after it was cordoned off when a broken down transit van filled it with smoke earlier.