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Tunnels to reopen on schedule

The tunnels in Birmingham city centre have closed for highway maintenance until 2nd September. People who work in the city centre or who visit Birmingham are being urged to consider public transport during this time.

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Full report: How commuters coped with the closure of the Birmingham Tunnels

There has been anger today from commuters stuck in traffic after the main Birmingham road tunnels were closed for repairs.

Motorists complained that buses were being given priority, causing jams.

Those behind the six-week-long scheme say buses are the best way to get people through the city and they want drivers to switch to public transport if possible.

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