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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.