Exclusive pictures of work inside the Birmingham tunnels - just 7 days before reopening

The tunnels have been closed since the 19th of July Photo: ITV News Central

Less than a week before the tunnels are due to re-open, ITV Central News looks behind-the-scenes at the maintenance and upgrades to the St Chad's and Queensway tunnels.

It may look like there's a lot still to do, but Birmingham City Council and construction firm Amey UK are confident that the tunnels will reopen on time on Monday 2 September.

When ITV News Central visited the tunnels road and wall surfacing was still incomplete Credit: ITV News Central
Essential upgrades include LED lighting Credit: ITV News Central
All the walls need to be fireproofed Credit: ITV News Central
They are confident of being finished by 2nd September Credit: ITV News Central