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Delays on M25 near Dartford as trailer blocks tunnel


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There are severe delays on the M25 due to a trailer blocking the Dartford Tunnel.

Two lanes are closed on the motorway due to the trailer, which is blocking the eastbore tunnel.

There are delays on the M25. Photo: National Highways
There are delays on the M25. Photo: National Highways

There are currently up to two miles of delays on the anticlockwise carriageway between Junction 1A for Dartford and Junction 31 for Lakeside.

The right-hand tunnel is closed, leaving the smaller left-hand tunnel to cater for all motorists travelling into Essex.

A National Highways spokesman said: "The northbound east bore tunnel at the Dartford Crossing is closed due to a trailer becoming detached.

"Traffic is being diverted via the west tunnel. Height restrictions are in place. Please allow extra time for your journey if travelling in the area."

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