The Millau viaduct is a 2,460m multi cable-stayed road bridge crossing the Valley of the River Tarn, near the Millau town in southern France. The Millau Viaduct is part of the A75 motorway linking Paris to Montpellier and Barcelona. 



The Millau viaduct received the 2006 Outstanding Structure Award from the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering. 



setec‘s scope of works includes: 

  • Assistance to the concessionaire in the technical proposal
  • Project management (control of the project cost and schedule, studies and construction progress reports) 
  • Engineering site supervision including earthworks and foundations
  • External control, check and approval of construction design
  • Fire safety equipment design and implementation 
  • Periodic structural inspection by drone for concrete durability control and analysis of samples by the in-house laboratory 



Key information

Client: CEVM (Eiffage branch for the Millau Grand Viaduct) 

Partners: setec tpi, terrasoldiadeslerm 

Duration: 1999 – 2005  

In a Nutshell

270mdeck-to-river height