Amazing timelapse video shows an M6 motorway bridge being removed
This is how Highways England removed a bridge over one of the UK's busiest stretches of motorway.
The remarkable timelapse footage shows just how the experts took out the bridge above the M6 in Staffordshire on Saturday night.
A 150-tonne centre section of the bridge was pushed into the air by a machine before being taken away on a 90ft (27.4m) specialist transporter.
The motorway was closed for 11 hours in both directions between Junctions 14 and 15 during the operation.
Creswell Home Farm bridge, north of Stafford, was not in use and was too small to allow capacity to be increased on the... read more
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