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(San Francisco County Transportation Authority)

First Day Of Folsom Street Off-Ramp Closure Runs Smoothly For SF Bay Bridge Commuters

The morning commute into San Francisco has gone smoothly so far Tuesday following the overnight closure of a major off-ramp from the Bay Bridge into the city.

3 hours ago

(San Francisco County Transportation Authority)

Folsom Street Off-Ramp Closure To Make Way For Development

Thousands of drivers heading from the Bay Bridge to Downtown San Francisco use the Folsom Street off-ramp each day. But the ramp will close for the next few months, not only to make it safer, but to make way for construction.

17 hours ago

(CBSSF)

Man Leads Mule Train Down Busy San Pablo Avenue In El Cerrito

Being “homeless” in the Bay Area doesn’t mean being without pets, from dogs, cats, even parrots, but when a modern-day nomad took to the streets of El Cerrito with a mule train in tow, it turned a few heads, although law enforcement turned a blind (or blindered?) eye to the spectacle.

09/19/2014

Bay Bridge Traffic Backed Up

3 Crashes Involving 9 Vehicles On Bay Bridge Creates Wicked Westbound Snarl

All westbound lanes of the Bay Bridge were open Sunday afternoon following 3 separate crashes involving 9 vehicles, according to CHP.

09/07/2014

The Bay Bridge Toll Plaza with the McArthur Maze in the background. (CBS)

Technology For Bay Bridge Metering Lights Dates Back To 1970s

The state spent millions on the new Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge, but the technology used to keep cars moving dates back four decades.

09/02/2014

Cormorants nesting on the old Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge. (Caltrans/CBS)

Caltrans Takes Bids To Lure Birds From Bay Bridge Span Set For Demolition

The Bay Bridge has been home to a number of bird species but there is one in particular that is having an impact on the demolition of the old eastern span of the bridge.

09/01/2014

A three truck crash and fuel spill on the San Mateo bridge. (CBS)

Westbound San Mateo Bridge Reopens Following 3 Truck Pile-Up And Diesel Oil Spill

The westbound lanes of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge reopened Monday afternoon after being closed for about four hours because of a major collision and oil spill, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/12/2014

A view of the new Bay Bridge Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower on August 30, 2013 in San Francisco, California. After nearly 12 years of construction and an estimated price tag of $6.4 billion, workers are making final repairs to the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge which is set to open on September 3. The bridge will be the world's tallest Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower once completed.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Top Transportation Officials Grilled Over Alleged Conspiracy Of Hiding Bay Bridge Problems

A state legislative committee is conducting a hearing into the construction of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge after a report issued last week found that officials with the state transportation department allegedly conspired to keep problems secret.

08/05/2014

Workers walk on the eastern span of the newly constructed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 12, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Senate Report Finds Caltrans Silenced Critics Of 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.

07/31/2014

Bay Bridge Officially Re-Opens After Years Of Repairs

California Senator Mark DeSaulnier Calls For Criminal Investigation Of Bay Bridge’s Flawed Construction

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier thinks the construction of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge was a fiasco. A recent investigation could result in criminal charges based on what he and many others consider substandard work.

07/28/2014

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