M61 interchange, view east, 16 October 1995

M61 interchange, view east (see all photos of the same view)

The viaduct carrying the M65 over the interchange is now well advanced, with all its steelwork in place and some sections of deck also now in situ. At the top and bottom of the picture earthworks are progressing to lay out the embankment for the motorway and cuttings for the roundabout. At the left, a new retaining wall is being built where the eastbound exit sliproad will descend right alongside the motorway.

Direction of view
Structures visible

Structure 14/14a (M61 interchange bridges)

Roads visible

M61 motorway

Walton Summit Motorway

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