The Millau Viaduct Paris - Barcelona
Under  construct ion   is  the  highest bridge   in  the world. This  bridge   will  be part of the A75 to  link  Paris  w...
This suspension bridge has a total length of 2 . 5 km and crosses the  Tarn River . It is 343 meters high, a world record....
 
The total cost of the project is around 310 million euros ( AUD $525  million). It will be open to traffic  i n December 2...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Translated from Portuguese by Mark Harrison, Adelaide
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  1. 1. The Millau Viaduct Paris - Barcelona
  2. 2. Under construct ion is the highest bridge in the world. This bridge will be part of the A75 to link Paris with Barcelona.
  3. 3. This suspension bridge has a total length of 2 . 5 km and crosses the Tarn River . It is 343 meters high, a world record. The road, with two lanes on each side, will cross the river at 270 meters above ground. At its highest point, the viaduct is even higher than the Eiffel Tower. Conceived by Norman Foster , this suspension bridge is supported by seven pylons, instead of the two that are common for this kind of construction.
  4. 5. The total cost of the project is around 310 million euros ( AUD $525 million). It will be open to traffic i n December 2004, just 39 months after work began.
  5. 12. Translated from Portuguese by Mark Harrison, Adelaide

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