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Complex fluted concrete columns focus attention on the $36M Verrieres viaduct on the new central France motorway. The 720m long Verrieres viaduct is one of two smaller valley crossings north of Millau. Its tapering columns up to 140m high were designed by architect Mascarella of Marseilles, and a lightweight steel lattice deck is being launched by Belgium firm Victor Buyck - part of a joint venture led by Spie Batignolles, and German owned firm Razel.

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