'Very Careful Thought' Needed In Removing Old Bay BridgeWith the new eastern span set to open by early Tuesday morning, Caltrans is now focusing on demolishing the old span, a process that will take about three years and cost about $240 million.
Bay Bridge Closes; Work On Schedule For New Bridge OpeningOfficials say there were no problems during the first hours of construction to put finishing touches on the new eastern portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
BART Breaks Ridership Records On First Day Of Bay Bridge ClosureBART ridership rose noticeably because of the Bay Bridge closure Wednesday night to allow crews to transition traffic onto the bridge’s new eastern span, a BART spokesman said Thursday morning.
Is San Francisco Prepared For Disaster While The Bay Bridge Is Closed? Many of San Francisco's first responders including police, fire, and other emergency personnel live in the East Bay. So what would the city do if disaster were to strike while the Bay Bridge is closed?
Bay Bridge Closure May Sneak Up On DriversThe five day closure of the Bay Bridge is set to start on Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m., but the California Highway Patrol is warning drivers who want to cross the span not to wait until the last minute.
BART, AC Transit, Muni Boosting Service For Bay Bridge ClosureBay Area transit agencies said Tuesday that they will beef up service while the Bay Bridge is closed over Labor Day weekend but also said people should be prepared and research all their travel options during the closure.
Increased Ferry Service Available For Bay Bridge ClosureThe Bay Bridge is closing Wednesday night and San Francisco Ferry boat operators said they are increasing service beginning first thing Thursday morning and continuing through the Labor Day weekend.
New Bay Bridge To Feature Bike & Pedestrian PathWith the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge opening in less than two weeks, bridge officials on Thursday highlighted the bike and pedestrian path that will be part of the new structure.

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