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My first picture was taken from south-east of the bridge, this one is a detail of a pillar, taken from just under the bridge.

Text from the Official Website & Chantiers

Français:

Le Viaduc de Millau, dessiné par l’architecte anglais Lord Norman Foster constitue le pont le plus haut du monde. La recherche d’un ouvrage esthétique a conduit Michel Virlogeux au principe d’un viaduc multihaubané.
Composé de piles minces, aux lignes élancées et d’un tablier très léger, il effleure la vallée en sept points seulement.
Dernier maillon de l’autoroute A75, il permet de relier Clermont-Ferrand à Béziers, faisant sauter ainsi le fameux bouchon de Millau.

Le viaduc en chiffres:
2 460m : Longueur totale du tablier
7 : Nombre de piles
77 m : Hauteur de la Pile 7, la plus courte
240 m : Hauteur de la Pile 2, la plus haute
87 m : Hauteur d'un pylône
154 : Nombre de haubans
4,20 m : Epaisseur du tablier
32,05 m : Largeur du tablier
85 000 m3 : Volume total du béton
36 000 tonnes : Poids total de la charpente métallique.

English:

The Millau Viaduct, designed by the English architect Lord Norman Foster, is the highest bridge in the world. The search for an aesthetic construction led Michel Virlogeux to adopt the principle of a multi-stayed viaduct, consisting of slender soaring pillars and a very light deck, just touching the valley at only seven points.
Constituting the last stretch of the A75 motorway, it enable Clermont-Ferrand to be reached directly from Béziers, so getting rid of the infamous Millau traffic bottleneck.

The Viaduct in figures:
2,460 metres : Total length of the deck 7 Number of pillars
77 metres : Shortest pillar
240 metres : Highest pillar
87 metres : Height of the pylons
154 : Number of stays
4.20 metres : Thickness of the deck
32.05 metres : Width of the deck
85,000 m3 : Total volume of concrete
36,000 tons : Weight of the metal structure

[Text from the Official Website & Chantiers]

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Post-processing: I cropped the original, sharpened, made it lighter, adjusted the contrasts and run it "softly" through NeatImage - especially because the size reduction made noises appearing along the wires.

I have posted the original as a WS to make it possible to compare. Maybe you would have chosen another crop?

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