There is residual congestion on the anti-clockwise carriageway, including the Dartford Crossing, with delays currently in excess of 60 minutes.
Road users are advised to plan ahead and leave extra time for their journeys if possible.
Live traffic information is available on the Highways Agency’s website and mobile app, and drivers can also listen to traffic bulletins on local radio for updates.
Members of the public should contact the Highways Agency Information Line on 0300 123 5000.
Journalists should contact the Highways Agency press office on 0844 693 1448 and use the menu to speak to the most appropriate press officer.
Published 16 December 2014