Bay Bridge

Bay Bridge Crash

Caltrans Investigates Safety Measures After ‘Unexpected’ Wrong-Way Driver Wreck On Bay Bridge

Caltrans officials are looking at ways to possibly enhance safety measures on the Bay Bridge after a wrong-way driver struck several cars last Saturday night.

11/11/2014

Workers make adjustements to a bike path next to the new Bay Bridge Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower on August 26, 2013 in San Francisco.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Bike Path Closes Temporarily As Work Crews Extend Trail To Yerba Buena Island

Starting this week, the new Bay Bridge bike path will be closing periodically as crews continue to tear down the old span, but cyclists are willing to put up with it since the work is extending the trail to Yerba Buena Island.

11/11/2014

Bay Bridge Crash

Wrong-Way Driver Arrested For Bay Bridge Crash That Stalled Traffic For Hours

A woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI in a four-car collision on the Bay Bridge on Saturday night that left three others injured.

11/09/2014

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

‘Bay Lights’ Organization Needs To Raise $4M To Keep Art Project Illuminated Over San Francisco Bay

The organization that created a nightly light show illuminating the Bay Bridge said Thursday it needs to raise $4 million by the end of the year to make the public art project permanent.

10/23/2014

A map shows newly-installed steel plates on the upper deck of the Bay Bridge caused speeds to slow significantly. (CBS)

Caltrans Suspends Bay Bridge Construction Project After Metal Plates Cause Commute Chaos

Caltrans officials have decided to suspend a big construction project on the Bay Bridge after metal plates used to secure the area caused major traffic issues on the span last week.

10/19/2014

Bay Bridge Steel Plates

Steel Plates On Roadway Slow Bay Bridge Commute To A Crawl

Commuters who factored in the usual lighter traffic across the Bay Bridge this Friday likely found themselves turning up late to work after a painfully slow commute from the East Bay.

10/17/2014

Bay Bridge Officially Re-Opens After Years Of Repairs

Caltrans: Steel Rods Not A Long-Term Problem On Bay Bridge; More Tests Coming

Caltrans engineers said on Tuesday that they believe water found at the base of a dozen giant steel rods at the base of the new Bay Bridge tower does not pose a major long-term problem but a series of tests will still be conducted over the next several weeks.

09/30/2014

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

Relocation Of Birds From Old Bay Bridge Could Soar To More Than $30 Million

Consultants who monitor the birds say the population is actually on the increase in recent years, with 533 nests observed during the last count, abut twice as many as were spotted while the new span was under construction.

09/29/2014

(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.

09/23/2014

(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.

09/22/2014

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