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Visitors to Millau in France can now get the first real impression of what the towering viaduct under construction over the Tarn valley will look like when completed in January 2005. One and a half spans of the £220M Foster & Partners designed structure's 2.46km long steel deck have been launched from the southern abutment, connecting it to the southern-most pier (NCE 1 May). Telescopic temporary steel towers provide intermediate support for the deck, preventing it from sagging ...

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