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Drivers face delays at Dartford Tunnel going to Essex

A broken down lorry has added to delays at the Dartford Tunnel this morning.

Kent Highways has warned of problems for motorists driving from Kent to Essex on the A282.

De;lays at the Dartford Tunnel. Picture: Highways England (18732562)
De;lays at the Dartford Tunnel. Picture: Highways England (18732562)

It reports slow moving traffic between junction 5 at Swanley and the tunnel.

It warned there were additional delays because of an "incident" involving an HGV at junction 30 at Thurrock just after 7am.

There are reports that one of the Essex-bound tunnels has also been closed.

It is estimated the break-down is adding half-an-hour to journeys.

Tunnel lorry map (18732086)
Tunnel lorry map (18732086)

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