Caltrans Told That Bay Bridge Main Support Cable May Be Threatened By LeaksThe Bay Bridge lead designer has warned Caltrans that the cable that holds up the new bridge's eastern span is vulnerable to corrosion because of rainwater leaking into its anchorages.
Suspected DUI Driver Hits, Kills Caltrans Worker In Construction Zone On I-580 In OaklandA 33-year-old Caltrans worker was killed early Saturday and one person was arrested in an apparent DUI crash on Interstate 580 near Lake Merritt.
Gov. Brown Proposes $65 Fee On Drivers As Part Of $3.6 Billion Plan To Fix HighwaysGov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California's crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money to come from a $65 annual fee on vehicle registrations and increases in diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation.
North Bay Lawmaker Demands Opening 3rd Lane For Richmond Bridge CommutersAssemblymember Marc Levine is demanding Caltrans reopen a third lane to relieve congestion on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.
Caltrans Offers $25K Prize For Best Solution To California's Traffic WoesWorsening traffic for California commuters has prompted Caltrans to offer a cash prize to anyone who can find the best solution.
Caltrans Apologizes For Pacifica Road Work That Caused Traffic MeltdownThe City of Pacifica says that Caltrans has apologized for failing to notify them of road work that led to hours of unexpected traffic congestion on state Highway 1 Monday.
Bay Bridge Fires Likely Caused By Maintenance Road Flares, Caltrans SaysRoad flares left by maintenance crews are the likely cause of two fires in an expansion joint on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, a Caltrans spokeswoman said Wednesday.
New Presidio Parkway Reopens Hours Ahead Of ScheduleThe new Presidio Parkway in San Francisco reopened moments after 9 p.m. Sunday night, nearly eight hours ahead of schedule.
Maintenance Contract Approved For Permanent Return Of Bay LightsA maintenance contract approved Wednesday should keep the popular Bay Lights art installation on the western span of the Bay Bridge twinkling well into the next decade.
More Cracks Found In Rods On New Bay Bridge, Integrity Of 400 Remaining Fasteners Called Into QuestionEngineers say the rods may need to be repaired or replaced if the problem is found to be widespread.
Caltrans Says 99 Percent Of Anchor Rods In Bay Bridge Tower Passed Stress TestAnchor 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.
2 Men Allegedly Caught Stealing Copper Wire From Bay Bridge Bike PathThe 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.