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Millau, France, May 13, 2007—In a scene possibly related to France's February 2007 ban on smoking in public places, runners in the "Viaduc" marathon huff and puff across the world's tallest vehicular bridge.

The elegant Millau Viaduct rises 1,122 feet (343 meters) and stretches 1.5 miles (2.5 kilometers) across southern France's Tarn River Valley. Held aloft by seven slender, sail-like cable arrays designed by British architect Sir Norman Foster, the four-lane toll bridge opened in 2004, creating a direct route from Paris to the Mediterranean coast.

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