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An incident at the Bow flyover has closed the A12 in both directions up to the Redbridge roundabout.
Traffic is backed up and moving slowly on diversion routes.
Mayor Boris Johnson has been the subject of a stinging attack from Poplar and Limehouse MP Jim Fitzpatrick for his handling of last week's snow-related transport problems in the capital.
In a letter to the London Mayor, Mr Fitzpatrick, who is the shadow minister for transport, attacked him for allowing London to 'grind to a halt for much of the week'.
An accident involving two lorries at Blackwall Tunnel at around 8am is causing two hour tailbacks. The tunnel was closed northbound for 45 minutes to allow for recovery work and fuel spillage clean up. There are now residual tailbacks currently queuing back on the A2 back to Falconwood. A206 Woolwich Road westbound tailbacks are currently to Frances Street. Traffic is also slow moving on Evelyn Street between Greenwich and Surrey Quays. Drivers are advised to use an alternate route where possible.
The refurbishment of the northbound Blackwall Tunnel should be completed six months early according to Transport for London.
The work, which started last February, was expected to take three years to complete, but should be finished before the start of the 2012 Olympics.
The Isle of Dogs is expected to receive £420,000 of funding towards traffic improvements in the new year.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has confirmed that the borough has been promised the cash as part of a £3.7million transport package.