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Millau Bridge
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Millau Bridge

Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: France
Best of: Architecture, Bridge
The Millau Viaduct is a cable-stayed bridge that spans the valley of the River Tarn near Millau in southern France. Designed by the British architect Norman Foster and French structural engineer Michel Virlogeux, it is the tallest bridge in the world with one mast's summit at 343.0 metres (1,125 ft) above the base of the structure. It is the 17th highest bridge deck in the world, being 270 metres (890 ft) between the road deck and the ground below.
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