Roman Bridge (Vaison-la-Romaine)

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Roman Bridge
Roman Bridge, Vaison-la-Romaine, France. Pic 01.jpg
Roman bridge in Vaison la Romaine, France
Crosses Ouvèze
Locale Vaison-la-Romaine, Vaucluse, France
Design Arch bridge
Material Stone
Width 9 m
Longest span 17.20 m
Number of spans 1
Construction end 1st century AD
Roman Bridge is located in France
Roman Bridge
Roman Bridge

The Roman Bridge at Vaison-la-Romaine (French: Pont romain de Vaison-la-Romaine) is a Roman bridge over the river Ouvèze in the southern French town of Vaison-la-Romaine. The bridge was built by the Romans in the 1st century AD, with a single arch spanning 17.20 m. It is still in use, and has survived severe flooding that swept away some more recent bridges.

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  • O’Connor, Colin (1993), Roman Bridges, Cambridge University Press, p. 99 (G15), ISBN 0-521-39326-4 

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Coordinates: 44°14′27″N 5°04′04″E / 44.24083°N 5.06778°E / 44.24083; 5.06778