For years, lovers have latched padlocks to the Paris bridge, Pont des Arts, to symbolize their eternal love. Due to the 45 tons of extra weight, these love locks pose severe damage to the bridge, and are thus being removed to much heartbreak of tourists around the world. Plexiglass will be replaced to protect the historic iron grill work and allow better visibility onto the Seine River. Check out this New York Times article for more information!

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