M25 Dartford Tunnel live: Updates as 2 lanes closed and long queues stretching back after incident just outside London

Two lanes are closed and long queues are stretching back with severe delays expected on the M25 due to emergency repairs on the Dartford Tunnel.

The affected area is between J1A A206 (Dartford) and J31 A1306 (Purfleet), just outside London and may impact Londoners or people commuting into the capital for work.

Traffic is backed up to J2 A2 (Darenth Interchange). The A2 is also experiencing delays to Gravesend in Kent.

All traffic through the tunnel stopped just before 6am, with the left-hand tunnel reopening at 6.20am.

Follow our live updates for this ongoing incident below.

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