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M6 Construction Lune Gorge JLP01_08_083561 Featured Lorries trucks and vans Image

M6 Construction Lune Gorge JLP01_08_083561

M6 Motorway, M6, Grayrigg, South Lakeland, Cumbria. A view of the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge, showing two men in a truck-mounted hydraulic lifting platform, working against a rock face to the south of Low Borrowbridge.
The work on the Lune Gorge section of the M6 Motorway between Killington and Tebay (Junction 37 - Junction 38) was carried out by John Laing Construction Ltd. Work started in October 1967 and the motorway was opened to traffic in October 1970. On this section of motorway, the cliffs of rock were drilled, blasted and then rock bolted for stability

© Historic England Archive. John Laing Photographic Collection

White Gates Level Crossing MOT01_01_19 Featured Lorries trucks and vans Image

White Gates Level Crossing MOT01_01_19

White Gates Level Crossing, Canning Town, Newham, Greater London. Vans and horse-drawn carts on the White Gates Level Crossing, and traffic queuing on Victoria Dock Road alongside the North Woolwich Railway, 1920s.
The White Gates Level Crossing provided vehicular access from Victoria Dock Road to the Royal Victoria Dock and Silvertown, crossing the North Woolwich Railway. In 1922 the average number of vehicles crossing White Gates in 24 hours was 2,852, an increase from 2,173 in 1904 and 2,496 in 1913. Due to closure of the gates for trains, road traffic was stopped for over 9 hours each day. The level crossing was therefore one of a number of bottle necks on the approach to the docks, which also included the narrow swing bridge at the west entrance of Royal Victoria Dock. It was not until the Royal Victoria and other Dock Approaches (Improvement) Act was passed in 1929 that work began on a new road scheme in the area

© Historic England Archive