WARNING: Full week of M25 closures at Dartford Crossing as tunnels and QEII Bridge close

PUBLISHED: 11:41 23 June 2017

Dartford Crossing

Dartford Crossing


Closures start from Monday night

Motorists using the Dartford Crossing are being warned of overnight closures throughout next week.

Ongoing works to maintain safety at the crossing will see closures last from 9pm to 5.30am from Monday.

The closures take place every night in the west tunnel except on Friday and Saturday, when the east tunnel will be shut to northbound traffic.

During the east tunnel closures, a diversion for oversized vehicles will be in place.

For motorists crossing from Essex into Kent, the QEII Bridge will be closed from 10pm to 5.30am on Saturday, July 1.

Southbound traffic will be diverted through the east tunnel.

The northbound entry slip at junction 1a for Swanscombe will also be closed for four nights from Monday between 9pm and 5.30am and again on Sunday, July 2.

During the closures a signed diversion will take motorists back to junction 1b where they can join the M25.

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