Load Transfer On New Bay Bridge Complete

OAKLAND - Work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge has “reached its last major milestone” and “we can smell the finish line,” Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Tuesday.At a news briefing at a Caltrans office in Oakland near the Bay Bridge, Heminger said with the recent successful completion of a complex process called a “load transfer,” the new $6.3 billion span remains on schedule to open on Labor Day weekend next year.[ READ MORE: Transportation Officials Celebrate Major Bay Bridge Construction Milestone ]
New Bay Bridge Span
(credit: KCBS/CBS Local)

OAKLAND - Work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge has “reached its last major milestone” and “we can smell the finish line,” Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Tuesday.

At a news briefing at a Caltrans office in Oakland near the Bay Bridge, Heminger said with the recent successful completion of a complex process called a “load transfer,” the new $6.3 billion span remains on schedule to open on Labor Day weekend next year.

[ READ MORE: Transportation Officials Celebrate Major Bay Bridge Construction Milestone ]
OAKLAND - Work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge has “reached its last major milestone” and “we can smell the finish line,” Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Tuesday.At a news briefing at a Caltrans office in Oakland near the Bay Bridge, Heminger said with the recent successful completion of a complex process called a “load transfer,” the new $6.3 billion span remains on schedule to open on Labor Day weekend next year.[ READ MORE: Transportation Officials Celebrate Major Bay Bridge Construction Milestone ]
Margie Shafer on load transfer on the Bay Bridge
(credit: KCBS/CBS Local)

OAKLAND - Work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge has “reached its last major milestone” and “we can smell the finish line,” Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Tuesday.

At a news briefing at a Caltrans office in Oakland near the Bay Bridge, Heminger said with the recent successful completion of a complex process called a “load transfer,” the new $6.3 billion span remains on schedule to open on Labor Day weekend next year.

[ READ MORE: Transportation Officials Celebrate Major Bay Bridge Construction Milestone ]
OAKLAND - Work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge has “reached its last major milestone” and “we can smell the finish line,” Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Tuesday.At a news briefing at a Caltrans office in Oakland near the Bay Bridge, Heminger said with the recent successful completion of a complex process called a “load transfer,” the new $6.3 billion span remains on schedule to open on Labor Day weekend next year.[ READ MORE: Transportation Officials Celebrate Major Bay Bridge Construction Milestone ]
Self-anchored Suspension Span of the Bay Bridge
(credit: KCBS/CBS Local)

OAKLAND - Work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge has “reached its last major milestone” and “we can smell the finish line,” Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Tuesday.

At a news briefing at a Caltrans office in Oakland near the Bay Bridge, Heminger said with the recent successful completion of a complex process called a “load transfer,” the new $6.3 billion span remains on schedule to open on Labor Day weekend next year.

[ READ MORE: Transportation Officials Celebrate Major Bay Bridge Construction Milestone ]
OAKLAND - Work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge has “reached its last major milestone” and “we can smell the finish line,” Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Tuesday.At a news briefing at a Caltrans office in Oakland near the Bay Bridge, Heminger said with the recent successful completion of a complex process called a “load transfer,” the new $6.3 billion span remains on schedule to open on Labor Day weekend next year.[ READ MORE: Transportation Officials Celebrate Major Bay Bridge Construction Milestone ]
CalTran Workers on the New Bay Bridge Span
(credit: KCBS/CBS Local)

OAKLAND - Work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge has “reached its last major milestone” and “we can smell the finish line,” Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Tuesday.

At a news briefing at a Caltrans office in Oakland near the Bay Bridge, Heminger said with the recent successful completion of a complex process called a “load transfer,” the new $6.3 billion span remains on schedule to open on Labor Day weekend next year.

[ READ MORE: Transportation Officials Celebrate Major Bay Bridge Construction Milestone ]
OAKLAND - Work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge has “reached its last major milestone” and “we can smell the finish line,” Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Tuesday.At a news briefing at a Caltrans office in Oakland near the Bay Bridge, Heminger said with the recent successful completion of a complex process called a “load transfer,” the new $6.3 billion span remains on schedule to open on Labor Day weekend next year.[ READ MORE: Transportation Officials Celebrate Major Bay Bridge Construction Milestone ]
Close up on the cables on self-anchored suspension span of the Bay Bridge
(credit: KCBS/CBS Local)

OAKLAND - Work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge has “reached its last major milestone” and “we can smell the finish line,” Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Tuesday.

At a news briefing at a Caltrans office in Oakland near the Bay Bridge, Heminger said with the recent successful completion of a complex process called a “load transfer,” the new $6.3 billion span remains on schedule to open on Labor Day weekend next year.

[ READ MORE: Transportation Officials Celebrate Major Bay Bridge Construction Milestone ]

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