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The world's tallest bridge is inaugurated in southern France

This is a gorgeous sight.

Stretching 1.6 miles through France’s Massif Central mountains, the Millau Viaduct, designed by the English architect Lord Norman Foster, will enable motorists to take a drive 891 feet above the Tarn River valley. It creates a direct route between Paris and the Mediterranean coast. French President Jacques Chirac participated in the inauguration ceremony today. The bridge opens to traffic on December 17. (Reuters above, AP below). Story.

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