This film is part of Free

Bridging the Highways

A brand new M6 stars in this film extolling the virtues of the new steel-built motorway bridges.

Documentary 1966 23 mins


The M6 motorway never looked so beautiful! TV presenter Raymond Baxter extolls the virtues of new techniques in steel bridge manufacture, every one painted in a colour designed to blend in with the scenery. The growing use of structural steel for faster and more economic bridge building in Britain's highway programme is demonstrated and steel bridges in all parts of the country are shown.