The tallest bridge in the world is the Millau Bridge in France. This stunning cable stayed vehicular bridge has one mast reaching a height of 1,125ft. The bridge crosses the valley of the river Tarn near Millau and on cloudy days the bridge appears to almost float on the clouds. It was designed by the English architect Lord Norman Foster, cost £272 million and was entirely privately financed. French President Jacques Chirac called the bridge ‘a miracle of equilibrium’.
The World’s Tallest Bridge, Southern France. Millau Viaduct in France. As high as 1125 feet above the Tarn Valley. Milau has a total length of 8071 feet with the longest single span of 1122 feet. Bridge deck is supported by 7 pillars and weighs 36,000 tons. 7 towers, each 292 feet tall and weighing 700 tons, fitted to supporting pillars.
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 high and the overall height will be an impressive 336 meters, making this the highest bridge in the world.