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Mayor Of London Boris Johnson has said that the new tunnel for road traffic under the Thames in east London will be built within the next 10 years.
He will outline the timescale and capacity for a link between Greenwich peninsula and Silvertown at a dinner in the City this evening.
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".
Crossrail is looking for expressions of interest to build the £50million tunnel portal at Victoria Dock.
It will be the last of five new tunnel portals to be built as part of the project, with work scheduled to start in autumn next year. The contract should be awarded next spring.
Despite over 5,000 signatures against the proposed 'Super Sewer' route at the King Edward VII Memorial Park in Wapping, Thames Water has made it clear they intend to build on the site.
Thames Water has published a report on its four month phase one public consultation on the proposed Thames Tunnel and it indicates they will go ahead with plans to turn the park into a construction site.