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Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Longest-Ever Golden Gate Bridge Closure Planned For October

For the first time in its history, the Golden Gate Bridge will have to be shutdown for a weekend so work crews can install a new moveable-median barrier, a bridge spokeswoman said.

03/11/2014

Golden Gate Bridge

Board Approves 4 Years Of Toll Hikes On Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors voted 15-2 Friday morning to gradually raise the toll on the bridge over the next four years starting this April.

02/28/2014

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Japanese Tourists Label Golden Gate Bridge Among ‘Most Overrated’ U.S. Attractions

The skyscraping span that is synonymous with San Francisco has apparently been a real letdown for many visitors from across the Pacific.

02/27/2014

Willie Brown addresses the crowd as the Western Span of the Bay Bridge is named in his honor. (CBS)

Bay Bridge Span Officially Re-Named To Honor Willie Brown

Dignitaries from San Francisco and the State of California attended the official re-naming ceremony of the Bay Bridge’s Western Span in honor of former San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr.

02/11/2014

A view of the new Bay Bridge Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower on August 30, 2013 in San Francisco, California. After nearly 12 years of construction and an estimated price tag of $6.4 billion, workers are making final repairs to the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge which is set to open on September 3. The bridge will be the world's tallest Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower once completed.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Seattle, Bay Area Bridges Launch Twitter Battle Over 49ers V. Seahawks Super Bowl Bid

Two snarky bridges battle it out on Twitter in a showdown preview of the 49er v. Seahawks battle on Sunday.

01/14/2014

Cellphone camera image of a burning 1999 Lincoln Town Car limousine on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, May 4, 2013. (CBS)

San Mateo Bridge Limo Fire Victims’ Families File Wrongful Death Suits

Family members of the victims of a fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo bridge are filing wrongful death lawsuits.

10/25/2013

The original wast span has been seismically retrofitted

Some Bay Area Bridges Similar To Collapsed Span Near Seattle

The bridge that collapsed Thursday in Washington State was considered functionally obsolete by the federal government, a designation also carried by several Bay Area spans.

05/24/2013

Nathan Burris

Convicted Toll Booth Murderer Tells Jury To Flip Coin To Decide Fate

The man convicted of killing two people at a San Francisco Bay area toll plaza says he doesn’t care if he gets the death penalty or life in prison and has suggested jurors deciding his fate flip a coin.

11/09/2012

Highway 92 - San Mateo-Hayward Bridge (CBS)

Overturned Car Blocks Eastbound San Mateo Bridge Traffic

An overturned vehicle is blocking the left two lanes of eastbound traffic on the San Mateo Bridge Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

10/17/2012

Dumbarton Bridge. (Samuel Wantman)

Caltrans Reminds Motorists About Dumbarton Bridge Closure

The Dumbarton Bridge will be closed to traffic Memorial Day weekend to allow Caltrans and its contractor to significantly advance seismic retrofit work on the bridge, according to bridge officials.

05/11/2012

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