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Bridge Closure

Bay Bridge Opens

New Bay Bridge Eastern Span Opens After Low-Key Afternoon Ceremony

At long last, the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened to traffic Monday evening.

09/02/2013

A view of demolition work on the old Bay Bridge from the new Bay Bridge incline. (CBS)

Bay Bridge Construction On Track For Tuesday Opening

Construction work is proceeding as planned on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge and BART ridership swelled to its second-highest Saturday ever as the agency increased weekend trains to accommodate the bridge closure.

09/01/2013

Aerial Map

Final Bay Bridge Construction Push Will Require Days Of Closure

History will be made even before the opening of the new Bay Bridge Eastern Span. The original bridge will be closed for as many as five days, starting after the evening commute on August 28th and running through Labor Day.

02/03/2013

Highway 92 - San Mateo-Hayward Bridge (CBS)

San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Closures Loom

The California Dept. of Transportation is reminding motorists that it will close the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge over two weekends later this month: October 19-22 and October 26-29.

10/08/2012

Bay Bridge crash

High-Speed Chase On Bay Bridge Ends In Crash, Gunfire

An Oakland man on parole for human trafficking is in custody on suspicion of DUI and weapons charges following a high-speed crash and shooting on the lower deck of the Bay Bridge early Thursday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

07/05/2012

Bay Bridge, construction, Oakland, lanes, new span,

Caltrans OKs Presidents Day Weekend Bay Bridge Closure

A Caltrans spokesman confirmed Wednesday morning that the upper deck of the Bay Bridge’s eastern span will be closed over the coming three-day weekend.

02/15/2012

Bay Bridge Oakland touchdown

Work Finished On Bay Bridge Eastbound Detour

All work on the eastbound Bay Bridge detour near the Toll Plaza has been completed as of 8:15 a.m., according to a Caltrans statement released Sunday morning..

CBS San Francisco–05/29/2011

Bay Bridge Oakland touchdown

Bay Bridge Detour On Eastbound Lanes Begins Memorial Day Weekend

Drivers coming off the lower deck of the Bay Bridge in Oakland will have to veer slightly to the right. Currently, the road makes a slight jog to the left as it touches down. The detour will last until the new span opens in 2013.

CBS San Francisco–05/28/2011