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Tight fit: Blacktop has to be delivered by dumper as there is no headroom for tipper trucks

Buried Secrets: Dartford Tunnel

In early January, with one more possession of the tunnel still to go, drivers of vehicles using Kent’s Dartford crossing have been blissfully unaware that a major project has been underway which could have impacted mightily on their travel plans.

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