New security measures around the Eiffel Tower are almost complete

French officials are gearing up to unveil new security measures that have been constructed around the Eiffel Tower. 

Some news outlets were given a sneak peek Thursday at the thick bulletproof glass walls and metal fencing that will surround the Paris landmark. Vehicles will reportedly be unable to ram through the glass walls, which are 10 feet tall and over 2 inches thick.

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The new glass security fence, that is under constructioni, is seen around the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A security steel fence is pictured around the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
The new glass security fence, that is under construction, is seen around the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
Members of the media make images of the new glass security fence which is under construction around the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
Members of the media make images of the new glass security fence which is under construction around the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
Tourists and visitors queue to pass the security check at the entrance to the new glass fence around the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
Tourists and visitors queue to pass the security check at the entrance to the new glass fence around the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
The new glass security fence, that is under construction, is seen around the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
A security steel fence is pictured around the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
The new glass security fence, that is under constructioni, is seen around the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A security steel fence is pictured around the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
This picture taken on June 14, 2018 in Paris shows part of a bulletproof glass wall to be set around the Eiffel tower as an anti-terrorism measure. (Photo by Philippe LOPEZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
This picture taken on June 14, 2018 shows part of a new steel fence set around the Eiffel tower in Paris as an anti-terrorism measure. (Photo by Philippe LOPEZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
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ABC News reports French police officers and soldiers have patrolled the site of the tower constantly since terror attacks in 2015 killed 130 people in Paris and a northern suburb. 

The new security measures — which cost more than $40 million — are replacing temporary barriers that were installed around the Eiffel Tower in 2016. 

Construction on the bulletproof walls and fencing is expected to be finished by sometime in July. 

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