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Golden Gate Bridge Reopens After Movable Median Barriers Installed Over Weekend

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Golden Gate Bridge reopened Sunday evening after the longest closure of the span ever to allow installation of a movable median barrier. The bridge opened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, about […]

01/11/2015

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Movable Golden Gate Bridge Barrier Now In Place; Roadwork Continues Sunday

The movable median barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge was completely placed down Saturday evening. The span remains closed to auto traffic Sunday as crews finished striping and repairing the roadway.

01/11/2015

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Emergency Crews Responding To Collisions, Stalls On Golden Gate Bridge Make Changes After New Barrier Installed

After the new movable median barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge is installed this weekend, U-turns will no longer be possible so serious accidents will have to be handled differently than before.

01/06/2015

Simulated image of movable median barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge. (Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District)

Golden Gate Bridge Closing Jan. 10-12 For Installation Of Median Barrier

Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District officials are stepping up their efforts to spread the word about a big change coming up for drivers who use the iconic span and its impending closure next weekend.

12/29/2014

Simulated image of movable median barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge. (Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District)

Golden Gate Bridge Readies For Massive Closure To Install Movable Barrier In January

The Golden Gate Bridge will shut down for an entire weekend in just over three weeks. The “massive” closure, as described by bridge officials, is taking place to so the long-awaited, $30 million movable median barrier.

12/18/2014

Relatives of people who committed suicide are present as Golden Gate Bridge District officials approve a $76 million suicide prevention barrier for the iconic bridge's span. (photo credit: Holly Quan)

Golden Gate Bridge Officials Approve $76 Million Suicide Barrier

The Golden Gate Bridge is a big step closer to getting a suicide barrier after bridge officials approved a $76 million funding package for a net system that would prevent people from jumping to their deaths.

06/27/2014

Golden Gate Bridge (Credit, Meghan Ross)

$76 Million Golden Gate Bridge Suicide-Barrier Net Will Likely Be Approved Friday

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District board votes Friday on a $76 million project to install a safety net on both sides of the bridge to prevent suicides.

06/23/2014

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Golden Gate Bridge’s Moveable Barrier To Be Installed Next January

The opening of a new Golden Gate Bridge moveable barrier will be in early January 2015. According to transit officials the installation will require the bridge be shutdown for two-days.

05/23/2014

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Longest-Ever Golden Gate Bridge Closure Planned For October

For the first time in its history, the Golden Gate Bridge will have to be shutdown for a weekend so work crews can install a new moveable-median barrier, a bridge spokeswoman said.

03/11/2014