Bay Bridge Construction
A Senate report finds senior officials overseeing construction of the $6.5 billion eastern span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge deliberately brushed off concerns about flawed work and there was a pattern of secrecy on the project.
A newspaper reported Sunday that the findings have alarmed engineering experts who say the rust could have long-term implications for the new span.
The old eastern span of the Bay Bridge is coming down and here’s a picture of its new, gap-tooth smile.
The Bay Bridge saga continues as the $239 million takedown of the old eastern span has fallen six months behind schedule.
Witness more than 42,000 hours of construction in just 4 minutes with the official time-lapse movie of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, courtesy of EarthCam.
Officials 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.
A bridge engineering expert told a Bay Area transportation panel Wednesday that a short-term fix could allow the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge to open on schedule by Labor Day after all.
Three state senators have begun an independent examination of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Tuesday after recent media reports about safety issues.
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.
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.