Bay Bridge Construction

Senate Report Finds Caltrans Silenced Critics Of Bay Bridge ConstructionA 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.
Report: New Bay Bridge Is Rusting In Critical AreasA newspaper reported Sunday that the findings have alarmed engineering experts who say the rust could have long-term implications for the new span.
Take A Look - The Old Bay Bridge Now Has A Gap As Demolition ContinuesThe old eastern span of the Bay Bridge is coming down and here's a picture of its new, gap-tooth smile.
Phil Matier: Cost Growing As Old Bay Bridge Demolition Is DelayedThe Bay Bridge saga continues as the $239 million takedown of the old eastern span has fallen six months behind schedule.
Time-Lapse Video Details Thousands Of Hours Of Bay Bridge ConstructionWitness 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.
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.
Temporary Fix May Allow New Bay Bridge To Open By Labor Day After AllA 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.
Lawmakers Call For External Review Of Bay Bridge ConstructionThree state senators have begun an independent examination of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Tuesday after recent media reports about safety issues.
Manufacturing Group Protests Chinese Steel Used in Bay Bridge ConstructionThe 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.
Reopened Bay Bridge Means Sweet Relief For Holiday CommutersThe 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.
Catwalks For New Bay Bridge Tower IlluminatedThe bright orange catwalks leading to the tower on the Bay Bridge’s new eastern span were illuminated Monday, giving residents a sneak preview of what the bridge will look like when it is completed in 2013.
Final Section Of New Bay Bridge Tower Being InstalledIt's finally coming together - the last remaining section of the new Bay Bridge tower was slated for installation Friday. Crews warned ahead of time that the piece being installed was considered the most complicated of the entire tower project.
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