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Bay Bridge

BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

Gas Leak Shuts Down West Grand Ave. Approach To Bay Bridge

The West Grand Avenue approach to the Bay Bridge in Oakland was closed Tuesday afternoon because of a gas leak, according to PG&E and Oakland police.

12/10/2013

The original wast span has been seismically retrofitted

Traffic Returning To Normal After Eastbound Pileup On Bay Bridge

An injury crash blocked multiple lanes on the lower deck of the Bay Bridge for about 40 minutes Friday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

12/06/2013

The self-anchored suspension (SAS) tower of the new eastern span of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge on August 30, 2013 in Emeryville, California. After nearly 12 years of construction and an estimated price tag of $6.4 billion, the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will open to traffic a day ahead of schedule. The bridge will be the world's tallest SAS tower once completed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: New Bay Bridge Span Getting $2M Worth In Lights

Caltrans seems to think the Bay Bridge isn’t spectacular enough, and the new eastern span is already getting a makeover as crews are installing thousands of lights to illuminate the span.

12/05/2013

Gold Striker roller coaster at Great America theme park. (CBS)

Architect Once Envisioned Massive Coasters On Golden Gate, Bay Bridges

The decade of the depression was not without whimsy, and one of the most fantastic ideas of the 1930s was a scheme to dramatically alter the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges. The state archive holds blue prints for turning both spans into wild rides.

11/22/2013

A view of ongoing the demolition of the old Bay Bridge. (CBS)

After Months Of Delay, Demolition Of Old Bay Bridge Span Begins

After two months of delay, demolition of the 1930s-era eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge began on Tuesday.

11/12/2013

One of the defective bolts on the new Bay Bridge eastern span. (CBS)

New Bay Bridge Bolts To Take A Month Longer To Fix

State transportation officials said it will take a month longer to complete the permanent fix for the giant steel bolts that snapped on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

11/07/2013

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)

Pedestrian Struck And Injured On Bay Bridge

A pedestrian was struck and injured by a vehicle on the Bay Bridge Sunday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

11/03/2013

A palm tree is planted on the Oakland side of the new Bay Bridge span. (CBS)

New $15K Palm Trees Being Planted On Bay Bridge Approach

The trees are being placed on the bridge approach on the Oakland side, between the eastbound and westbound lanes, just west of the toll plaza.

10/24/2013

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Motorcycle Crash On Bay Bridge Blocks 2-Lanes

A motorcycle collision on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is blocking two lanes of westbound traffic Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

10/22/2013

Commuters line up to board an AC Transit bus on October 21, 2013 in Oakland, California. BART workers continue to strike after contract negotiations between BART management and the transit agency's two largest unions fell apart last week. Management and unions agreed on the financial specifics of the contract but differed on workplace safety rules. An estimated 400,000 commuters ride BART each day. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lines, Gridlock Greet Commuters As BART Strike Grinds On

With a new workweek getting under way and no end to the BART strike in sight, Bay Area commuters set their alarms early again and set out on buses and ferries to make the long journey to work.

10/21/2013

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