Bay Bridge

A group of people watch the grand lighting of the Bay Lights art installation on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on March 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Designed by artist Leo Villareal, the Bay Lights is the world's largest LED light sculpture, spanning 1.8 miles long and 500 feet high with 25,000 individual LED lights. The installation will be on display daily from dusk to 2 a.m. for the next two years (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

16 Images That Show Why San Francisco Wants To Bring Back The Bay Lights Project

The 1.8 mile light display that has been wowing people along San Francisco’s Embarcadero for the last couple of years is about to go dark, but not before providing us with some really spectacular photos of the city’s waterfront.

03/03/2015

Bay Bridge Lights (credit: Funcheap)

‘Bay Lights’ On Western Span Of Bay Bridge Will Be Switched Off Next Month

The waters of the San Francisco Bay will be a bit darker beginning next month as the Bay Lights display on the Bay Bridge will be turned off—temporarily.

02/24/2015

The dismantling of the old canitlever portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge continued.

Caltrans Making Case To Implode Part Of Old Bay Bridge

Part of the old Bay Bridge may be brought down with explosives.

02/19/2015

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

CHP Motorcycle Wreck Shuts Lanes Of Bay Bridge

An accident involving a California Highway Patrol officer has eastbound lanes blocked on the lower deck of the Bay Bridge.

02/19/2015

The self-anchored suspension tower of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Latest Problem For New Bay Bridge Involves $4 Million Maintenance Elevator

The glass elevator, which transports maintenance workers to the top of the suspension tower, has been out of service since early January.

02/04/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 08: A view of downtown San Francsisco and the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on September 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Broken Beacon Leaves Bay Bridge Vulnerable In Dense Fog

One of the Bay Bridge’s three radar beacons — which alerts sailors to the midpoint between bridge towers — has not been working properly since December 17.

01/31/2015

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Patrol Car Fire Sends CHP Officer To Hospital After Explosion On Treasure Island Ramp

A California Highway Patrol officer was injured in a car fire on a Treasure Island ramp on the Bay Bridge Monday evening, a CHP spokesman said.

01/26/2015

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)

Rush Hour Traffic On Bay Bridge Now Lasts 7 Hours, Topping 10 Worst Local Commutes

If it feels like you just can’t leave work early enough to beat the Bay Bridge traffic to the East Bay, you’re right, according to the first comprehensive congestion from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

01/09/2015

Workers drill into concrete on the underside of the newly constructed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on May 23, 2013 in Oakland, California. Bridge workers began installing large steel saddles over two seismic safety devices on the new East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to fix a problem with broken bolts on two shear keys. The bridge has been under construction since 2002 with an estimated price tag of $6.3 billion and will have the world's tallest Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower once completed. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Contractor Could Face Fines Of $25,000 A Day For Unfinished Work

Caltrans is threatening to fine American Bridge/Fluor daily as long as the work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is incomplete.

12/31/2014

Bay Bridge Officially Re-Opens After Years Of Repairs

California Paid For Bridge Repairs While A Wind Farm Project Recouped Costs From Same Contractor, Same Flaws

The Chinese company that fabricated faulty sections of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge had similar problems with some towers it manufactured for a massive wind farm in the North Sea. A Bay Area legislator now claims that Caltrans knew about cracks in that project, but didn’t do anything about it.

12/22/2014

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