Bridges

Fog blankets the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Dense Fog Advisories Issued For Bay Area Bridges

The California Highway Patrol has issued dense fog advisories for a number of Bay Area bridges and on U.S. Highway 101 Friday morning.

11/28/2014

Heavy traffic on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on August 17, 2011 after authorities shut down part of Interstate 580 due to a police standoff. (CBS)

Toll Booth’s Cash Lane Closures Cut Costs, Drives Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Commuters Mad

Friday morning’s commute was particularly aggravating for motorists approaching the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. A toll authority spokesman says cash-lane closures are part of a cost-cutting measure.

08/22/2014

Earthquake

New Technology Can Give Up To 30 Second Warning In Advance Of Earthquake

Newly developed technology by a Scotts Valley company can give schools, cities, and businesses a 10 to 30 second advance warning of an earthquake depending on their distance from the epicenter.

06/02/2014

Moon Light - Bay Bridge - (credit: Olapic0925-01)

High Wind Advisory In Effect For Bay Area Bridges

A high wind advisory is in effect for Bay Area bridges Saturday night,

05/17/2014

Gold Striker roller coaster at Great America theme park. (CBS)

Architect Once Envisioned Massive Coasters On Golden Gate, Bay Bridges

The decade of the depression was not without whimsy, and one of the most fantastic ideas of the 1930s was a scheme to dramatically alter the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges. The state archive holds blue prints for turning both spans into wild rides.

11/22/2013

K.J. Choi of South Korea plays a bunker shot on the second hole during the first round of the 112th U.S. Open at The Olympic Club on June 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

BART Shutdown Strands U.S. Open Ticket Holders

It took many East Bay golf fans hours to get to the Olympic Club for the start of the U.S. Open Thursday because of the early morning fire that forced Bay Area Rapid Transit to shut down the Transbay Tube.

06/14/2012

wind generic, windy weather

Wind Advisories Issued For Region, Bay Area Bridges

A wind advisory will be in effect for coastal and hill areas of the Bay Area later Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

03/06/2012

A wave breaks on the Pacifica Pier (Erik Simonson)

High Surf Advisory In Effect Across Bay Area

A fog advisory has been issued on Bay Area bridges and a high surf advisory is in affect along the Bay Area coastline Wednesday morning, according to weather and California Highway Patrol officials.

02/08/2012

Fog blankets the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Heavy Fog Blankets Bay Area; Advisories Issued

Another heavy fog advisory has been issued for a Bay Area bridge Monday morning, after the National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory for the entire region until 9 a.m.

11/28/2011

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Security Tightening Around California As 9/11 Anniversary Nears

Airports, bridges and many sporting events in the Bay Area will have extra security present on the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

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