A full overnight closure of the Dartford Crossing bridge is scheduled from tomorrow for maintenance works.

The closure will be in place from 10pm on Saturday (April 6) to 5am on Sunday (April 7).

A contraflow diversion for southbound traffic will be in place via the east-bore tunnel.

The west-bore tunnel will remain open for northbound journeys.

Vehicles between 4.8m and 5.0m in height travelling northbound will be diverted via the M25 clockwise.

The Dartford Crossing is a large bridge and tunnel system that spans the River Thames and links Dartford in Kent to Thurrock in Essex via the A282 road.