Millau Viaduct

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Millau Viaduct


Millau Viaduct is a cable-stayed road-bridge that spans the valley of the river Tarn near Millau in southern France. Total length = 2460m, Longest span = 342m, Width = 32.05m, Height = 343m, Clearance below = 270m.
The viaduct is part of the A75-A71 autoroute axis from Paris to Montpellier. Construction cost was approximately €400 million. It is the tallest bridge in the world with one mast's summit at 343.0 metres above the base of the structure. It is one of the highest bridge in the world, at 270 metres high below the road deck. It was formally dedicated on 14 December 2004, inaugurated on the 15th, and opened to traffic on the 16th.
Designed by the French structural engineer Michel Virlogeux and British architect Norman Foster.






























































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