Ever since the new span was in the works, the Regional Oral History Office of the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley has been collecting interesting stories from people who worked on the old eastern span.
The five day closure of the Bay Bridge is set to start on Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m., but the California Highway Patrol is warning drivers who want to cross the span not to wait until the last minute.
The old eastern span of the Bay Bridge is closing for good Wednesday evening but bridge officials say it will take around three years to take apart and remove.
Bay Area transit agencies said Tuesday that they will beef up service while the Bay Bridge is closed over Labor Day weekend but also said people should be prepared and research all their travel options during the closure.
The Bay Bridge is closing Wednesday night and San Francisco Ferry boat operators said they are increasing service beginning first thing Thursday morning and continuing through the Labor Day weekend.
Independent experts could examine the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge without fear that they would be sued under a bill sent to Gov. Jerry Brown.
For 24 years, it’s the icon the Bay Area has been waiting for: the new Bay Bridge.
Ahead of the five-day San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge closure next week, several lanes at the span’s toll plaza in Oakland are closed this weekend to make way for more FasTrak access.
With the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge opening in less than two weeks, bridge officials on Thursday highlighted the bike and pedestrian path that will be part of the new structure.
State transportation officials are warning motorists to find alternate routes around the Bay Area next week through Labor Day weekend while workers ready the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge.