What is the Lower Thames Crossing?

The Lower Thames Crossing will be the biggest road project in the UK since the M25

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    £ billions of additional economic benefits

    for the country, through increased investment and business opportunities


    Almost double the road capacity

    created east of London

    70mph speed limit

    Up to 70mph along the 14.3 mile route

    offering new connections

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    Thousands of new jobs

    created by the crossing

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    £5.3bn – £6.8bn

    estimated cost of the scheme

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    29,000 responses to 2018 statutory consultation

    making it the largest ever consultation for a UK road project

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Email: ltc@highwaysengland.co.uk

General enquiries: 0300 123 5000

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