Walton Summit Motorway, looking east, 10 January 1996

Walton Summit Motorway, looking east (see all photos of the same view)

Next to the Walton Summit Motorway, the embankment for the M65 is nearing completion. The difference in the colour of the earth makes the road bed easy to see against the topsoil laid on the embankment slopes.

Date
Direction of view
East
Structures visible

Structure 10a (Brindle Road overbridge, M61)

Structure 14/14a (M61 interchange bridges)

Roads visible

M61 motorway

Walton Summit Motorway

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