Bay Bridge

Caltrans Told That Bay Bridge Main Support Cable May Be Threatened By LeaksThe Bay Bridge lead designer has warned Caltrans that the cable that holds up the new bridge's eastern span is vulnerable to corrosion because of rainwater leaking into its anchorages.
Final Permits Awarded For Old Bay Bridge Section ImplosionCaltrans has secured the final of several permits necessary to demolish the largest pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge using nearly 400 small explosives, a Bay Bridge spokeswoman said Thursday.
Car Engulfed In Flames On Bay BridgeFirefighters doused a car fire on the Bay Bridge Monday morning.
Plan To Implode Old Bay Bridge Pier Moves Forward With Regulatory PermissionPlans to demolish the largest pier in the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge using explosives took another step forward Thurday as a bay regulatory commission unanimously granted Caltrans a permit for the project.
After Blocking Bay Bridge Traffic, Chicken Gets New HomeLast Wednesday Bay Area drivers met their match, when a chicken wandered into the Bay Bridge toll plaza, fouling up the morning commute for about four hours.
Woman Who Allegedly Jumped From Bay Bridge After Accident Arrested In OaklandA woman who allegedly evaded arrest last month by jumping into the water after crashing a stolen car on the Bay Bridge was arrested today in Oakland, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Custody Battle Waged Over 'Chip' The Bay Bridge Toll Plaza ChickenThree people are claiming ownership of the small brown chicken that fouled up rush-hour traffic in the San Francisco Bay Area earlier this week.
Loose Chicken Halts Traffic At The Bay Bridge Toll PlazaA chicken was spotted crossing the Bay Bridge toll plaza Wednesday morning, quickly drawing up many punchlines.
2 Men Arrested On Suspicion Of Shooting, Robbing Tourist Near San Francisco's Lombard St. IdentifiedTwo San Francisco men have been identified as the suspects arrested for allegedly shooting a tourist while robbing him of his camera near the city's famous crooked section of Lombard Street and then attempting to flee from police via the Bay Bridge on Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Tourist Shot Near SF's Lombard Street, 2 Suspects Lead Police On Chase Across BayA tourist visiting San Francisco was shot when he chased after two suspects who allegedly stole an electronic device from the man near Lombard Street.
Caltrans Seeking Permits To Demolish Bay Bridge Pier With Explosives, Despite Possible Marine Life DangerCaltrans is seeking permits to demolish the largest pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge with explosives, a procedure that could be dangerous to native marine mammals, but Caltrans officials say it would have the least impact on bay wildlife.
CHP Identifies Woman Suspected Of Jumping Off Bay Bridge After Crashing CarA woman who allegedly evaded arrest Wednesday after crashing a stolen car on the Bay Bridge by jumping into the water has been identified as Erlynn Kay Sanchez-Edwards, the California Highway Patrol said Thursday.