Friday traffic and travel: Delays on Dartford Crossing

Dartford Crossing Delays

1800 hrs

There are currently long delays of an hour and on the M25 clockwise between J28 (approaching Dartford Crossing) and J1B due to an earlier collision which closed 1 lane of 4 between J1B and J2,

This incident has now cleared and all lanes are now open, however it is taking some time for delays to clear.

Please allow extra time for your journey should you be travelling in the area and intending to use Dartford Crossing.

1700 hrs

There are currently severe delays of over an hour and a half on the M25 clockwise between J29 (approaching Dartford Crossing) and J1B due to a collision which has closed 1 lane of 4 between J1B and J2,

Please allow extra time for your journey should you be travelling in the area and intending to use Dartford Crossing.

1550 hrs

The A282 (Dartford Crossing) is closed southbound between J1B and J2 due to a multi-vehicle collision.

Traffic is being diverted via the distributor road between the two junctions.

There are severe delays of over an hour and a half on approach, with traffic back to J29 of the M25.

Please allow extra time for your journey should you be travelling in the area and intending to use Dartford Crossing.

1515 hrs

THERE are major traffic delays for traffic using the Dartford Crossing after a multi-vehicle crash.

Traffic is being held between junctions 1a and 1b on the clockwise carriageway, following the collision.

A Kent Police spokesperson said: “We were called to the scene at 2.26pm.

“One person is known to have been injured so far.”

Ambulance crews have arrived at the scene.

Highways England is reporting delays of up to 40 minutes with all four lanes currently shut.

Normal traffic conditions are expected to return by 4pm.

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