Tunnels closed from

10pm Friday 18th July 2014


6am Monday 1st September 2014

Overnight closures: 10pm to 6am

* Throughout Sept and October.

See calendar for details

Keep checking website for updates

Latest News

NEWS: Motorists reminded of night closures

Motorists who travel in and around Birmingham overnight are being reminded of the ongoing tunnels works which require the St Chad’s and Queensway tunnels to...Read more

NEWS: Tunnels reopen to daytime traffic

The St Chad’s and Queensway tunnels through Birmingham City Centre have reopened to daytime traffic on schedule this morning, Monday 1st September.    This major...Read more

INFO: Frequently asked questions

Which tunnels does the work affect? The summer closures will affect the A38 St Chad’s and Queensway tunnels. Holloway underpass and the A34 Lancaster tunnel...Read more

NEWS: Tunnels traffic holiday reminder

With essential refurbishment work continuing in Birmingham’s tunnels, transport bosses are reminding commuters and visitors to the city that the major route remains closed until...Read more

BLOG: Inside the tunnels

“The second year of refurbishment work to bring the Birmingham tunnels in line with current EU regulations is going ahead at full steam now that...Read more

NEWS: Businessman uses paddle power to avoid tunnels traffic

With Birmingham’s tunnels closed for essential refurbishment, commuters to the city centre are looking to alternative means of transport to get around. Mike Bandar, who...Read more

INFO: Walk or cycle to avoid tunnels traffic

Birmingham commuters are being encouraged to make cycling or walking part of their journey in readiness for the tunnel closures later this month.  Last year...Read more

NEWS: Overnight closures mark start of works

The A38 tunnels through Birmingham city centre will be closed from 10pm until 6am every night for the next two weeks from tonight (Friday 4th...Read more

INFO: Tell us how you will travel!

We have just launched the 2014 Brumtunnels Awareness Survey. Simply visit the survey by clicking on the link below and answer 10 very short questions....Read more

NEWS: Tunnels ticket offers revealed

Public transport operators have released a range of  special offers and tickets to help commuters make the switch to public transport during the tunnels closures....Read more

NEWS: Tunnels advice roadshow dates

A series of events where Birmingham residents, businesses and visitors can get information and advice on alternative travel options during the second phase of the...Read more

NEWS: Tunnels team wins communications award

  The team behind the first phase of the A38 tunnels refurbishment in 2013 has been recognised for their achievements delivering improvements to the 40-year old...Read more

INFO: Love Your Bike to get through closures

Last summer, the good weather and the A38 tunnels closures saw people turning to pedal power to beat the traffic. The use of cycle stands...Read more

GALLERY: Visiting the plant rooms

Below are a few pictures from a media visit to the A38 tunnels plant rooms. These plant rooms, virtually unchanged since the 70's, are set...Read more

INFO: Travel advice

CHANGING BEHAVIOURS During the 2013 closures, Birmingham City Centre kept moving and remained open for business. This was down to the huge number of people...Read more