Paris bridge can’t handle weight of love (locks)
Locks attached to the Pont des Arts bridge in Paris, France. Photo by Photo by Marios Amontaristos/Wikimedia Commons
But on Sunday night, the amount of love proved too much for the bridge to bear when an 8 foot section collapsed under the weight of the countless number of “love locks.”
According to AFP, the bridge was “immediately evacuated and closed”.
Government officials have previously warned of a potential collapse, and have cautioned bridge-goers from adding to the number of metal padlocks. But as the saying goes, love waits for no one. Evidently, a love lock’s weight can stop everyone in their tracks.
Photo by ThePromenader/Wikimedia Commons.