More Cracks Found In Rods On New Bay Bridge, Integrity Of 400 Remaining Fasteners Called Into Question
Engineers say the rods may need to be repaired or replaced if the problem is found to be widespread.
Anchor rods in the tower of the Bay Bridge’s new eastern span are not broken and 99 percent can withstand a major earthquake, Caltrans officials announced Wednesday.
The California Highway Patrol arrested two people Wednesday who were allegedly caught in the act of stealing copper wire from along the Bay Bridge bike path.
Getting across the bay is taking a lot longer this Memorial Day holiday weekend because of the San Mateo Bridge closure.
Caltrans officials said the rod fractured after stewing for more than a year in water.
The San Mateo-Hayward Bridge will close this weekend for the second time this month as Caltrans crews continue to resurface and treat the deck structure, as well as perform maintenance repairs.
Caltrans is tearing out some of the pricey palm trees lining the entrance to the Eastern span of the Bay Bridge after just one year.
The eastbound lanes of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge are open Monday morning after crews finished weekend work on the span, a Caltrans spokesman said.
Caltrans says crews are on schedule to reopen the Hayward-San Mateo Bridge for Monday morning’s commute.
A South San Jose neighborhood has had enough with a growing homeless camp that has been behind their homes for years. The state is now stepping in to kick the encampment out.