Bridge

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Did You Know The Golden Gate Bridge Can Act Like A Giant Bay Area Thermometer?

The span can move up or down by as much as 16 feet depending on the weather.

01/09/2015

Crews begin putting down cones blocking lanes on the Golden Gate Bridge, May 7, 2013. (CBS)

How To Get Across Or Around The Golden Gate Bridge Closure: Ferries, Buses, Walking, Biking, Detours

When will the Golden Gate Bridge close, and how can I get around the mess? We have answers to every question.

01/08/2015

Underneath the Alhambra trestle in Martinez (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

Safety Information For Alhambra Trestle In Martinez And Other Bridges Kept By The Railroads, Part 2 Of 3

Some local, state and federal officials are concerned that an old railroad bridge in Martinez, used to transport increasing car loads of highly volatile crude oil from North Dakota to East Bay refineries, may be unsafe.

12/30/2014

Alhambra Trestle in Martinez, CA (Jeffrey Schaub)

Aging Railway Infrastructure Raises Safety Concerns As Bay Area Readies To Receive Dramatic Increase Of Bakken Crude Oil, Part 1 Of 3

Questions are being raised about the safety of the century-old Alhambra railroad trestle in Martinez. Some local residents and officials are concerned because the bridge is carrying an increasing number of loads of a highly volatile cargo.

12/29/2014

(Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: The Alhambra Railroad Trestle

KCBS’ Jeffrey Schaub reports on the aging & possibly unsafe railroad bridge in Martinez…

12/29/2014

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

High-Wind Advisories Issued For Bay, San Mateo Bridges By CHP

High wind advisories remain in effect Thursday for the Bay Bridge and the San Mateo Bridge, according to California Highway Patrol officials.

12/25/2014

Alcatraz.  (CBS)

Dutch Scientists Claim To Have Solved Mystery Of 1962 Alcatraz Prisoner Escape

Dutch scientists claim to have solved the mystery of the infamous escape from Alcatraz, and they say the Hollywood version got it all wrong.

12/15/2014

Guerneville Flooding

Russian River Overflows, Low-Lying Areas Of Guerneville Under Voluntary Evacuation Order

Residents near the Guerneville Bridge are taking things in stride and have been under a voluntary evacuation order following Thursday’s heavy rains, but only low-lying areas are affected.

12/12/2014

Caltrans crew readies emote-controlled boat.

Drone Boat Can Save Lives During Caltrans Emergency Flood Inspections Of Bridges

Thanks to their new remote-controlled boat, Caltrans can get a close up look at the span and the creek during the storm.

12/11/2014

Blue and Gold ferry fleet (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Golden Gate Ferry Service Will Run During Storm While Officials Keep An Eye On Bridge Commute

The Bay Area is hunkering down for a major storm expected to hit on Thursday. Officials are warning of high winds and rain that could cause hazardous driving conditions, but Golden Gate ferry service will still be running during the commute.

12/10/2014

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