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.
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.
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.
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.
Two eastbound lanes of the Bay Bridge are blocked by a collision Friday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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.
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.
Officials said that despite the leaks on the Bay Bridge, the span is safe to drive across.
A Caltrans spokesman said Tuesday that non-standard weld connections that were used to hold road deck sections together on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge won’t affect the bridge’s performance during earthquakes.
The nearly $49 million in bonuses include $20 million paid by the state to American Bridge/Fluor Enterprises for completing the job on time.