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The Government launched its National Infrastructure Plan on Wednesday morning unveiling billions of pounds worth of investment.
But business representatives in the capital have said the lack of reference to east London river crossings is a missed opportunity.
Business leaders in east London have been left "disappointed" after Danny Alexander failed to acknowledge calls for more river crossings.
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury unveiled his Investing in Britain's Future Statement and many were hopeful of Government backing for a cross-river link.
Greenwich and Newham councils have announced they are teaming up to push for a road bridge between Thamesmead and Beckton.
Long-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".
Walkers and cyclists will benefit from a new bridge which will allow easier access to the Olympic Park.
Costing £2.4 million, the 10 tonne crossing over the River Lea will give people a traffic free route under the A11/A12 crossing in Bow and link with the capital's towpaths.