VIDEO: Footage of the Catthorpe Viaduct demolition

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CAMERAS filmed around the clock as diggers and bulldozers demolished the Catthorpe Viaduct near Rugby.

The Highways Agency has now released a two and five minute time-lapse videos which feature the successful demolition of the old Catthorpe viaduct which carried the M6 southbound over the M1.

Over a 36-hour period from the early hours of Saturday, January 7 through to lunchtime on Sunday, January 8, the team demolished the structure, cleared the rubble away and then re-opened the M1.

The Highways Agency thanked motorists for their patience during this work.

To view the videos of the viaduct demolition please click on the blue text links below.

Two minute video:

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Five Minute video:

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