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Dartford-Thurrock Crossing

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 150644, tabled on 6 June 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of trends in the number of vehicles using the Dartford Crossing; and to what extent that crossing is (a) meeting and (b) exceeding its operational capacity.

Answered on

14 June 2018

The performance of the Dartford Crossing is continually monitored. The design capacity of the Crossing is 135,000 vehicles per day. The average number of vehicles that used the Dartford Crossing per day in 2017 was 156,978.