Bart Ney

A view of the construction of the self-anchored suspension cable on the Bay Bridge eastern span. (Caltrans)

Bay Bridge Construction Reaches Final Major Milestone

The Bay Bridge’s self-anchored suspension span is now holding itself up, marking the last major milestone in construction of the new eastern portion of the bridge, Caltrans said Wednesday.

10/25/2012

A view of the construction of the self-anchored suspension cable on the Bay Bridge eastern span. (Caltrans)

Bay Bridge Commuters Face 5-Day Closure As Construction Nears End

Caltrans is warning the Bay Bridge could be closed over a five-day span as the work to complete the new eastern span grinds toward a planned 2013 Labor Day weekend opening.

09/07/2012

Catwalks hang over a section of the newly constructed eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Manufacturing Group Protests Chinese Steel Used in Bay Bridge Construction

The Alliance for American Manufacturing is claiming parts for the new Bay Bridge is made from 100 percent Chinese Steel, but a spokesman for the project disagrees.

03/26/2012

Approaching Toll Plaza

Reopened Bay Bridge Means Sweet Relief For Holiday Commuters

The Bay Bridge is back open, providing relief to drivers who stayed in town over the Presidents Day weekend and were caught up in the gridlock during the closure.

02/20/2012

World's Largest Self-Anchored Suspension Bridge

KCBS In Depth: The New Bay Bridge

An interview with Bart Ney of Caltrans on progress for the new Bay Bridge.

12/18/2011

World's Largest Self-Anchored Suspension Bridge

Caltrans Celebrates Major Milestone In Bay Bridge’s Eastern Span

Caltrans officials just celebrated a major milestone in the construction of the new Eastern span of the Bay Bridge, but the next step will involve some commuter delays.

10/29/2011

A segment of the new Bay Bridge eastern span is suspended by a crane. Segment 12E of the bridge's self-anchored suspension span is similar to segment 14W. (Caltrans)(Caltrans)

Last Segment Of New Bay Bridge Suspension Deck Ready To Be Installed

The last – and most challenging – piece of the new Bay Bridge suspension span deck is about to be put into place.

10/21/2011

Final Shipment Of Bay Bridge Steel To Arrive By Monday

When a ship from China arrives by next Monday, Caltrans crews will have all of the components in place to assemble the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/26/2011

Cable saddle for the Bay Bridge (baybridgeinfo.org)

Crowning Moment Arrives For New Bay Bridge Span

The signature element of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge was hoisted into place Thursday afternoon. Work on the new “cable saddle,” which is the world’s largest, started at 5 a.m. and continued through the day.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/19/2011

Bay Bridge Eastern Span (baybridgeinfo.org)

Money Approved For Bay Bridge Span To Open Early

Another $100 million has been approved to build a new eastern portion of the Bay Bridge, so the entire span could open sooner than expected.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/09/2011

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