Building of new traffic tunnel under the River Mersey.
No title. New Mersey traffic tunnel under way, Liverpool, Merseyside.
L/S looking down the part of the new tunnel going under the River Mersey. M/S showing engineers inside the tunnel fitting concrete section. C/U base of tunnel showing the mud and water dripping down. M/S large concrete section being hoisted to roof of tunnel. M/S large concrete section going into place on side of tunnel. M/S large concrete section being slid onto the next one which is located by large pins. C/U of concrete section going into place and showing guide pins. C/U control panel which operates giant cutting machine. M/S operator at control panel. L/S of the large tunnel boring machine called a "Mole", man walks out from inside the machine, pan up to side of tunnel where machine is cutting. C/U machine cutting through the earth, camera pans down to show the centre of the cutter. C/U centre of giant cutter showing earth falling down. C/U of earth travelling along conveyor belt. Exterior shot of tunnel showing the earth and rubble travelling along conveyor belt. L/S earth machines working on the approach roads to the tunnel. L/S mechanical digger on the approach road. L/S of the site showing bulldozer at work on approach road. L/S engineering round entrance to tunnel, camera tilts up to show houses in background.