M6/A6 interchange culvert works, view west, 21 October 1996

M6/A6 interchange culvert works, view west (see all photos of the same view)

From the west the work to extend the culvert beneath the M6 can be seen more clearly. The watercourse has been diverted around to the right, so the new length of concrete box structure can be built. It will eventually support a sliproad that will run at a higher level than the motorway.

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M6 motorway

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