Drivers are being warned to expect some delays this weekend ahead of closures at the Dartford Crossing.

Highways England are going to be carrying out maintenance work which will close the northbound east tunnel.

The tunnel will be closed from 8.30pm until 5am, tonight, Friday February 2, and tomorrow, February 3.

The northbound west tunnel will also be closed from 8.30pm on Sunday to 5am on Monday.

The bridge will be closed from 10pm on Saturday to 5am on Sunday, with traffic diverted through the east tunnel.

Highways England said diversions will be in place for oversized vehicles.