On the night of May 28 to 29, 2016, the Millau Viaduct was struck by lightning

During the episode that recently struck several departments in France, the viaduct of Millau was struck by lightning, as shown by the unusual images of this video made by Météo Sud Aveyron :

The lightning network Météorage has detected this impact at 01:44:38 on the night of Friday 28/05 to Saturday 29/05/2016.

Today an emblematic building in the whole world, the Millau Viaduct has been the subject of a study analyzing its influence on the industry's lightning activity.
This was presented at the ILPS conference in Porto last April.

To consult it (in englih), click here