Talking to Brum Transport on the morning of the reopening of the tunnels, Eddie Fellows, Highway network manager, Amey said the tunnels are ready on schedule.
The tunnels reopen today after 6 weeks of refurbishment works, that include new LED lights, resurfaced roads and fire protection.
On being asked about the recent allegations of the tunnel contractors engaging about 40 per cent workers from outside the local area, he said:
“Only 4% of the workers were from outside the UK”
More from him in the video interview here:
Soon to follow: Interview with Birmingham City Council Traffic manager Kevin Hicks on what to expect next.