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River Thames: Bridges

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 211156, tabled on 20 October 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential impact on traffic flows along Thurrock's local road network of option A and option C for the Lower Thames crossing.

Answered on

23 October 2014

The review report (available at: of location options A, B, C and Cvariant for the new Lower Thames crossing, which was published alongside the options consultation on 21st May 2013, considered the potential impacts on the surrounding local road networks. Following the Secretary of State’s announcement of 15th July 2014, these and many other potential impacts will now be examined in greater detail at both remaining location options A and C - and further consultation is expected to follow in late 2015 or early 2016.