Pont Gustave-Flaubert lift-bridge under construction
By kjfitz @ 2009-01-03 12:57:25
The Pont Gustave-Flaubert (Gustave Flaubert Bridge) is a vertical lift bridge over the River Seine at Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France. It officially opened on 25 September 2008.
It is estimated to have cost 60 million euros to build.
Initial groundbreaking work on the bridge began in June 2004.
The Rouen city council chose the bridge's name on December 15th, 2006. The bridge is named after famous XIX century novelist Gustave Flaubert who was born in Rouen.