M61 interchange, view west, 3 April 1995

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

The scale of the earthworks surrounding the M61 interchange are apparent in this picture. Excavation has taken place to build foundations for the viaduct that will carry the M65, but on either side of the junction, high embankments will be required. These have not yet reached their full height.

Direction of view
Structures visible

Structure 14/14a (M61 interchange bridges)

Roads visible

M61 motorway

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