SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The entire length of a Golden Gate Bridge sidewalk will close for several months starting Tuesday for a retrofitting construction project, bridge district officials said.
The entire west sidewalk will close Tuesday and remain closed through September as part of a seismic retrofit construction project. Bicycles and pedestrians will share the east sidewalk, with 24-hour access for bicyclists and sunrise-to-sunset use permitted for pedestrians, bridge officials said.
KCBS’ Margie Shafer Reports:
The construction work also involves replacement of the roof of the Marin Anchorage Housing.
Come September, construction will move to the east sidewalk, but only a 300-foot section will be closed for four months into 2012.
The sidewalk closure is part of a third phase of a three-phase bridge retrofit project. The first two phases were completed in 2001 and 2008, respectively, according to bridge authorities.
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