Latest: Dartford Crossing closures coming this week

Drivers using the Dartford Crossing this week could face additional delays with night closures planned across the coming days.

Find out dates of planned tunnel closures at the Dartford Crossing

Find out dates of planned tunnel closures at the Dartford Crossing

The works – which will hit drivers using the northbound tunnels in the evenings and overnight – are part of planned maintenance being carried out by Highways England.

Closures will apply to the tunnels only, with the QE11 Bridge not set for any planned restrictions.

This means motorists heading northbound will be hit, with the northeast and northwest tunnels both set for planned closures over the coming week.

When will the Dartford Crossing closures be in place?

The following closures will take place between 20:30 and 05:30 on the dates below.

  • Monday, April 16:Northbound east tunnel.
  • Tuesday, April 17: Northbound east tunnel.
  • Wednesday, April 18: Northbound east tunnel.
  • Thursday, April 19: Northbound east tunnel.
  • Friday, April 20: Northbound east tunnel.
  • Saturday, April 21: Northbound west tunnel.
  • Sunday, April 22: Northbound east tunnel

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