Bay Bridge – Engineering
Latest SF Bay Area Bay Bridge – Engineering
Caltrans tests indicate that saltwater from the bay may be seeping into the foundation of the eastern span’s tower.
The glass elevator, which transports maintenance workers to the top of the suspension tower, has been out of service since early January.
Caltrans is threatening to fine American Bridge/Fluor daily as long as the work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is incomplete.
A Senate report finds senior officials overseeing construction of the $6.5 billion eastern span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge deliberately brushed off concerns about flawed work and there was a pattern of secrecy on the project.
A new concern has arisen with some of the bolts used on the new $6.5 billion eastern span of the Bay Bridge. There is now an alignment problem with some of the bolts that attach the main cable on the east side to the deck of the span.