• Short Summary

    In common with most cities, Auckland, New Zealand, is striving to untangle its road traffic chaos.

  • Description

    In common with most cities, Auckland, New Zealand, is striving to untangle its road traffic chaos. VISNEWS filmed the new Auckland Harbour bridge, 3348-feet long with a main span of 800-feet, May 22.

    Traffic will speed across this artery in ten lanes from the ??? and South-banks. The project includes seven ??? of new roadway and is claimed as the most efficient road bridge in the world.

    Mindful of the possibilities of break-downs on the bridge the authorities will operate a round-the-clock emergency servicing schews. Should a car run out of petrol or suffer a mechanical break-down the driver will use one of the many phones along the bridge to summon the service truck.

    Building is scheduled to end towards the end of May, beginning of June this year. The Ministry of Works will draw ??? a toll scale for vehicles using it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADIC9AZPU4T5HM5BCT77CWF1ZY
    Media URN:
    VLVADIC9AZPU4T5HM5BCT77CWF1ZY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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