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Olympic Games 2012: Transport

Volume 498: debated on Thursday 29 October 2009

To ask the Minister for the Olympics what assessment she has made of the implications of the closure of a lane of the Blackwall Tunnel for the purposes of Olympic Family transport services for the fulfilment of the Olympic commitment on transport during the London 2012 Olympics; and if she will make a statement. (294233)

The Olympic Delivery Authority and Transport for London are working on the detailed designs of the Olympic Route Network and will be consulting local residents and businesses over the coming months. As part of this work, all the implications of potential road or lane closures will be assessed in detail. This detailed design work will be completed next summer.