Roadworks

Australia, 1959

Film
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Works on roads and bridges as carried out by the Country Roads Board in all parts of Victoria. Among these shown are the widening of old roads and bridges; testing local materials in field laboratories; experimental lengths of road surfaces; erecting an emergency Bailey bridge after the collapse of an old bridge; eliminating road/rail intersections (the Clifton Hill overpass); and redesigning major intersections for safe traffic flow.

Credits

production company

Country Roads Board

Language

English

Duration

00:20:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27994

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → City traffic - Victoria

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Elevated highways

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Public works - Victoria

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Road construction

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Road safety

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Roads - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Traffic flow

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Traffic safety

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Road safety

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Traffic safety

History → History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Bridges - Maintenance and repair

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Traffic engineering - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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