In common with most cities, Auckland, New Zealand, is striving to untangle its road traffic chaos.
GV Looking across bridge.
LV Men sealing road.
LV Steamroller at work.
LV Steelworkers climbing.
SV Ditto on bridge.
SV Men working on roadway.
GV Of bridge.
Cars coming aboard car ferry.
Cars onto ferry.
CU Traffic policeman.
LV SHOT FROM Ferry underway.
CU Turning wheel.
LV Nearing bridge.
SHOT FROM Ferry nearing other side.
GV Of new bridge.
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Background: 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.