Demolition of Old Bay Bridge Completed After Short Delay for Interloping SealCaltrans completed the process of demolishing the remaining foundations of the old east span of the Bay Bridge on Saturday with the implosions of the last two remaining piers.
Caltrans Implodes 3 of 5 Old Bay Bridge Concrete PiersThis is the fifth implosion to occur in the demolition of the old Bay Bridge's 13 concrete piers. The next demolition is scheduled for Nov. 11.
Caltrans Continues Implosions of Old Bay Bridge Foundations with Removal of Piers E9 and E10Removal of Piers E9 and E10 was the third of six scheduled events that will see the last of the foundations gone by mid-November.
Caltrans Implodes Pier E6 As Removal Of Old Bay Bridge Foundations ContinuesThe implosion, which removed Pier E6, occurred just before 10 a.m. It was the second of this fall's six scheduled implosions for the demolition of the remaining marine foundations of the original east span of the bridge.
Caltrans Implodes 2 of 13 Remaining Foundations of Old Bay BridgeCaltrans began demolition of the remaining 13 marine foundations of the eastern section of the old Bay Bridge Saturday morning.
Caltrans Blows Up Old Bay Bridge FoundationState transportation officials blew up part of the old San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Saturday morning.
Crews Lower Section Of Old Bay Bridge Eastern Span Onto BargesBy Saturday, a truss span had been be lowered onto barges but had yet to be transported to the Port of Oakland.
Old Bay Bridge Pier Imploded With Hundreds Of Underwater Explosive ChargesCaltrans demolished the largest remaining pier of the old Bay Bridge's eastern span Saturday morning using nearly 600 explosive charges over a period of roughly six seconds.
Bay Bridge Implosion On Old Eastern Span Delayed One WeekBay Bridge watchers anticipating the implosion scheduled for November 7 will have to wait another week. The so-called E3 Pier implosion is now set for Saturday, November 14.
Bay Bridge Shutting Down When Caltrans Implodes Part Of Bay BridgeDust off your binoculars. There's going to be a huge event on the bay -- and probably a huge backup, as well.
Caltrans Told That Bay Bridge Main Support Cable May Be Threatened By LeaksThe Bay Bridge lead designer has warned Caltrans that the cable that holds up the new bridge's eastern span is vulnerable to corrosion because of rainwater leaking into its anchorages.
More Cracks Found In Rods On New Bay Bridge, Integrity Of 400 Remaining Fasteners Called Into QuestionEngineers say the rods may need to be repaired or replaced if the problem is found to be widespread.