A38 tunnels reopen today after 6 weeks of closures

The St Chad’s and Queensway tunnels reopened today at 6am today morning after refurbishment works for the last 6 weeks.

Major works done this year include new LED lighting systems, fire protection, safety gates and road resurfacing.

More works are to be carried out during the night time closures from 10pm-6am over the next two weeks.

Closures are planned again for the next summer for further works.

Here are some updates from few hours before and after the reopening:

Photo via Amey Press office

Soon to follow: Interviews with Birmingham City Council and Amey officials with more details on the works done this year, traffic flow changes and plans for next year.

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