Would you be apprehensive about driving across this bridge?
The "Millau Viaduct" is part of the new E11 expressway connecting Paris
and Barcelona and features the highest bridge piers ever constructed.
The tallest is 240 meters (787 feet) high and the overall height is
an impressive 336 meters
(1102 feet), making this the highest bridge in the world. It is taller than the Eiffel Tower!
Intriguingly, the Millau Viaduct is not straight. A straight road could
induce a sensation of floating for drivers, which a slight curve remedies.
The curve is 20km in range. Moreover, the road has a light
incline of 3% to improve the visibility and reassures the driver.
It is an amazing engineering feat!
Ever drive above the clouds?
The Entire Bridge. Scroll to Right.
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