Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas, Bordeaux

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The Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas is a vertical-lift bridge over the Garonne in Bordeaux, France. It was inaugurated on 16 March 2013 by President François Hollande and Alain Juppé, mayor of Bordeaux. Its main span is 110 m (361 ft) long. As of 2013, it is the longest vertical-lift bridge in Europe. It is named in honour of Jacques Chaban-Delmas, a former Prime Minister of France and a former mayor of Bordeaux.

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  • This is a very large and impressive modern bridge over the estuary. It's an amazing work of engineering and works for transportation.  more »
  • This is a big modern bridge that is impressive in its engineering, but not especially beautiful. And it's practical for transport.  more »
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  • Elegant architectural building, the bridge works with vertical displacement. It's nice to see from above the water flow around the white pillar that deflect the river flow away from the poles.
  • It is beautiful at night and there isn't many people,well , at least when I went.
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