Cuerden embankment, view north, 10 January 1996

Cuerden embankment, view north (see all photos of the same view)

Work continues to build up the massive Cuerden embankment. It has reached the height of the sliproads, but the mainline of the motorway will run even higher on its approach to the viaduct. In the centre of the picture more material is about to be piled up for this purpose.

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