Eddie Fellows from Amey UK spoke with ITV News Central this morning explaining the work that still needs to be carried out in the tunnels and the closures that will be in place next summer.
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Further snow showers are expected to continue through the morning, easing somewhat during the afternoon.
Strong, bitterly cold winds, with sunny intervals and scattered snow showers.
Old Market Square in Nottingham was a blaze of orange, green and white as hundreds brave the blizzard-like conditions.