Spaghetti junction repairs

It costs £7m a year to maintain the junction and because it's split over 5 levels making repairs pretty tricky.

Salt from winter gritting eats into the concrete and decaying sections are cut away using a super high-pressure water jet. They're then cleaned up with a pneumatic hammer and re-concreted back to their original condition.

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Spaghetti Junction: Forty Years

The iconic Spaghetti Junction in Birmingham celebrates forty years today.