Sunday, November 27, 2005

The Millau Bridge over the River Tarn

There was a good documentary on the construction of this on Discovery. It's located in southern France, and is the highest bridge in the world. It is a truly amazing piece of engineering, especially considering the method used to span the distance between the piers.

The red support struts (1 left and 2 right in photo) were removed following completion of the bridge.

The Millau Bridge over the River Tarn in the Massif Central mountains is more than 984 feet high - taller than the Eiffel Tower.

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HOW MANY,IF ANY, PEOPLE HAVE DIED
BY FALLING OFF OF THIS BRIDGE?

Posted by: DEBBIE | Jun 12, 2006 4:00:47 PM

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