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Bay Bridge

World's Largest LED Light Sculpture Lights Up The Bay Bridge

List: The New Bay Bridge’s Biggest Problems

From emergency repairs, to questionable construction, the Bay Bridge has had plenty of problems on both spans recently. Here’s a list of some highlights in our coverage.

04/14/2014

Break in the Span

Take A Look – The Old Bay Bridge Now Has A Gap As Demolition Continues

The old eastern span of the Bay Bridge is coming down and here’s a picture of its new, gap-tooth smile.

04/11/2014

A view of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on September 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Caltrans Criticized Over Handling Of Bay Bridge’s Emergency Repairs

The timing of the Bay Bridge’s emergency repair on Wednesday during a San Francisco Giants’ game that caused massive gridlock has received plenty of criticism.

04/11/2014

Aerial Views Of San Francisco

Emergency Pothole Repairs Cause Gridlock On Bay Bridge

Three eastbound lanes and two westbound lanes on the western span of the bridge were closed after a large pothole was discovered Wednesday evening, according to Caltrans spokesman Andrew Gordon.

04/09/2014

A worker climbs off of a temporary section of bike path that will be installed along the new eastern span of the bay bridge on August 26, 2013 in San Francisco, California. After nearly 12 years of construction and an estimated price tag of $6.4 billion, the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge 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)

Temporary $9.4 Million Connector To Bay Bridge Bike Path To Be Demolished After 7 Months In Use

A ramp that connects Oakland to the bike lanes on the new Bay Bridge will be torn down after less than seven months in use.

03/24/2014

Original East Span to be Demolished

Demolition Of Old Bay Bridge Section To Cost An Extra $12.6 Million

The cost to demolish the old cantilevered eastern section of the Bay Bridge is on the rise, but Caltrans officials say they could be able to recoup some of the cost in the end.

03/24/2014

Existing billboards near the Bay Bridge. (Scenic East Bay)

Phil Matier: Bay Bridge Billboards Stir Debate In Oakland

The billboards are expected to bring in money for an Oakland job-training program, but some argue the bright signs are an eyesore and distraction for drivers.

03/19/2014

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Crash Snarls Traffic On Bay Bridge

Two eastbound lanes of the Bay Bridge are blocked by a collision Friday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

03/07/2014

CHP officers surround a box truck stopped on U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco. (CBS)

Truck Driver Arrested After Slow-Speed Chase On Bay Bridge

The driver of a box truck has been arrested after a slow-speed chase across the Bay Bridge and along U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco.

03/03/2014

Bay Bridge Officially Re-Opens After Years Of Repairs

Phil Matier: Gov. Brown Overly Confident New Bay Bridge’s Problems Solved

Governor Brown seems fairly confident about the safety of the eastern span of the Bay Bridge, some might say too confident given the unanswered questions about all the problems we’ve had with the new bridge.

02/27/2014

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