FTA welcomes TfL’s east London river-crossing plans to tackle congestion


 

The FTA has welcomed TfL’s plans to improve cross-river connectivity across east London, which will help relieve congestion hotspots for freight operators such as the Blackwall Tunnel. TfL’s Connecting the Capital vision proposes 13 new bridges and tunnels, which will boost the number of river crossings between Imperial Wharf and Dartford by more than a third. They are to be built to support the predicted population rise in London from 8.6 million to 10 million by 2030 and relieve pinch […]