Eight months after opening to traffic, a new metal troll was secretly installed last week to protect travelers on the new Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge.
Caltrans is warning riders that a paving project on the 580 to I-80 maze connection will cause hours of rerouting overnight for the next few weeks.
From emergency repairs, to questionable construction, the Bay Bridge has had plenty of problems on both spans recently. Here’s a list of some highlights in our coverage.
The old eastern span of the Bay Bridge is coming down and here’s a picture of its new, gap-tooth smile.
The timing of the Bay Bridge’s emergency repair on Wednesday during a San Francisco Giants’ game that caused massive gridlock has received plenty of criticism.
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.