TQ5777 : Crossing Control Offices (Essex), M25

taken 10 years ago, near to West Thurrock, Thurrock, Great Britain

Crossing Control Offices (Essex), M25
Crossing Control Offices (Essex), M25
This office is controlled by Highways Agency officers who inspect heavy weight lorries before they cross the Dartford Bridge (Queen Elizabeth II Bridge).

Cyclists heading to Kent can also wait here (after making a phone call on the yellow phone on the office) for a passing Highways Agency car to be taken over the Bridge.

In the background, on the left is the traffic on the A282 (the only road section of the M25). The slip road is only used by permitted Highway Agency vehicles).
Queen Elizabeth II bridge :: TQ5776

The Queen Elizabeth II Bridge is a 137m high and 812m long cable-stayed road bridge across the River Thames, part of the Dartford Crossing on the A282 (M25 motorway link). It was opened in 1991 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 7 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5751 7796 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.7203N 0:16.0077E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5752 7795
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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