M6 Motorway, M6, Acton Trussell and Bednall, South Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Stafford By-pass on the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), looking east across the motorway towards Stafford and showing Bridge 302 being built over the main Stafford-Wolverhampton railway.
The work on the Stafford By-pass started in June 1960 and was opened to traffic in August 1962
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Keywords: 1960s, bridge, civil engineering, construction, motorway, railway, road, scaffolding, viaduct