Bridge Construction

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.


Crews begin repaving work at the Bay Bridge toll plaza, August 29, 2013. (CBS)

Bay Bridge Closes; Work On Schedule For New Bridge Opening

Officials say there were no problems during the first hours of construction to put finishing touches on the new eastern portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.


Commuter traffic seen moving across the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 1, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Old Eastern Span Of Bay Bridge May Take 3 Years To Dismantle

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.


World's Largest Self-Anchored Suspension Bridge

Steel Tendons In New Bay Bridge Were Exposed To Salt Water

Thousands of steel tendons used to strengthen the skyway portion of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge were exposed during construction to rainfall and salty bay mist.


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

San Mateo Bridge Repair

San Mateo Bridge Work Completed

Caltrans crews completed construction work on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Sunday morning and reopened the far right-hand lane that was closed after inspectors identified a structural flaw Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–10/17/2010