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M6 Motorway   Views: 649
M6 Construction 05-06-1964-Oops!   Comments: 1
Photo: Barrie   Item #: 31467  
M6 Construction 05-06-1964-Oops!

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  To ensure that the concrete train laid the carriageway to within the tolerance set by Lancashire County Council +/- 3/16 inch (4mm) the marginal strips had to be level. I walked miles (as a junior engineer) with a machine being pushed to find high spots on these strips between South Lancaster & North of Broughton. Then this "Bump Cutter" sat on the strip to grind the concrete surface. As you can see accidents do happen! The operator was unhurt.  

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Comments by Garry, 22nd August 2019  
I see this contraption is new, then 1964 "B" was January 1964.

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