Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas
|Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas|
The Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas on its inauguration day, 15 March 2013.
|Material||Concrete and steel|
|Total length||575 m (1,886 ft)|
|Width||32 m (105 ft) to 45 m (148 ft)|
|Height||77 m (253 ft)|
|Longest span||110 m (360 ft)|
The Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas is a vertical-lift bridge over the Garonne in Bordeaux, France. It was inaugurated on 16 March 2013 by President François Hollande and Alain Juppé, mayor of Bordeaux. Its main span is 110 m (361 ft) long. As of 2013, it is the longest vertical-lift bridge in Europe. It is named in honour of Jacques Chaban-Delmas, a former Prime Minister of France and a former mayor of Bordeaux.
- "Hollande à Bordeaux: bain de foule, coup de pouce et décentralisation". Libération (in French). 16 March 2013. Retrieved 18 March 2013.
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