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A bridge that rises 77 meters to allow passage of ships in France

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You may have heard of a lot of bridges, but this one is surely different than the others around the globe. Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas is a bridge in Bordeaux, France.

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Prométhée33/wikipedia

It is a vertical-lift bridge and was inaugurated in the month of March, 2013. The inauguration was done by Alain Juppe, the mayor of Bordeaux and Francois Hollande, the President. It has a span of 110m, which is 361 feet long. It is the longest vertical list bridge in the whole of Europe and is a site to delight the eyes.

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Monster4711/wikimedia

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Patrice CALATAYU/flickr

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