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Pont d'Austerlitz

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This is a masonry bridge crossing the River Seine in Paris near the Jardin des Plantes. In 1801, the engineer Becquey de Beaupré proposed a five-arched bridge. In 1854, the bridge was judged dangerous and the width was increased to 18 metres (59 feet) and finally to 30 metres (98 feet).

See Wikipedia entry.

A short distance upstream is the Viaduc d'Austerlitz.

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