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19May94 UK: NIGHT SHIFT - BB DEMOLISHES M6 OVERBRIDGE.

Balfour Beatty has just demolished an overbridge on the M6 during a night-time possession as part of a £37.5 million contract to widen the motorway between junctions 30 and 32 at Preston. The bridge demolition involved a controlled explosion followed by the breaking down and removal of 1,500 tonnes of concrete. The bridge is one of 15 that will be demolished, extended, redecked or widened as part of the contract, which involves widening the motorway to four lanes each way. CONSTRUCTION ...

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