New crossing plans for Dartford

The Government has launched a consultation on plans to build a second crossing over the River Thames in Dartford, Kent.

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MP discusses plans for new Thames Crossing

Patrick McLoughlin and Jackie Doyle-Price Credit: ITV Meridian

The MP for Thurrock has met the Secretary of State for Transport to discuss plans for a new Thames crossing. Also on the agenda were improvements to the roads leading to the Dartford Crossing, and free-flow tolling.

The MP has repeated a call for local residents to get free passes for the bridge and tunnel.

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