Major Suspension Bridge Inaugurated in France

The Patrouille de France aircraft team releases colored smoke over the Millau Viaduct. i i

hide captionThe Patrouille de France aircraft team releases colored smoke featuring the French flag as the fly over the Millau Viaduct, Dec. 14, 2004.

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The Patrouille de France aircraft team releases colored smoke over the Millau Viaduct.

The Patrouille de France aircraft team releases colored smoke featuring the French flag as the fly over the Millau Viaduct, Dec. 14, 2004.

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A towering new suspension bridge debuts in southern France. At its highest point, the Millau Viaduct is more than 1,000 feet above ground, and the French say it's the highest bridge in the world. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Millau's mayor, Jacques Godfrain.

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