Major Work Wrapping Up On New Bay Bridge Span, Could Open EarlyCaltrans announced on Monday morning that all major work was wrapping up on the eastern span of the Bay Bridge and that an announcement on whether the bridge would open early could be made at the “chain cutting” ceremony in the afternoon.
Governor To Skip Opening Of New Bay Bridge SpanCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown will not attend the opening of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, which is set for the day after Labor Day.
Bay Bridge Celebration - Labor Day Weekend 2013Come celebrate the opening of The New Bay Bridge — the single largest public infrastructure project in California's history. California has completed a 20-year effort to retrofit bridges throughout the state, and the opening of The New Bay Bridge is the final and largest project of all! Join thousands from all over the Bay Area for this historic event, and who knows, you may even get the chance to see the magnificent tower up close.
Funding Approved For New Bay Bridge CelebrationOn Wednesday, the Bay Area Toll Authority approved a $5.6 million dollar budget to pay for things such as first aid stations, bathrooms and busses for the weekend. Among the events under consideration for the celebration is a bridge walk, a half marathon and perhaps a concert.
Toll Authority Committee Approves $5.6M For New Bay Bridge Celebration$5.6 million was approved to be spent on the new Bay Bridge celebration to be held over Labor Day Weekend, but now final approval goes before the full MTC board.
Toll Money Likely To Fund Much Of New Bay Bridge CelebrationBay Area transit planners want to use public money for the estimated $5.6 million opening ceremony of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge over Labor Day weekend.
Miss Oakland 1936 Recalls Original Bay Bridge OpeningWe call it history, but for 100-year old Nancy Emmons, the opening the original Bay Bridge is a real memory. She was a 23-year old Indiana girl coming to the Bay Area for an adventure.

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