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Caltrans crews working on the San Mateo Bridge Memorial Day weekend. (CBS)

San Mateo Bridge Closed, Plan For Delays, Leave Early

Getting across the bay is taking a lot longer this Memorial Day holiday weekend because of the San Mateo Bridge closure.

05/23/2015

Workers overlook the base of the Bay Bridge on May 18, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Steel supporting the new eastern span continues to be plagued with problems with a recent discovery that one of the steel rods anchoring the Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower has failed an integrity test and is believed to have broken due to corrosion. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More Problems For The Bay Bridge As Tower Rod Is Fractured

Caltrans officials said the rod fractured after stewing for more than a year in water.

05/20/2015

The San Mateo Bridge with no traffic on its roadway. (CBS)

San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Closing Memorial Day Weekend As Caltrans Finishes Work

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.

05/18/2015

A palm tree is planted on the Oakland side of the new Bay Bridge span. (CBS)

Caltrans Removes Dying $10,000 Palm Trees From Bay Bridge Entrance In Oakland

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.

05/13/2015

The San Mateo Bridge with no traffic on its roadway. (CBS)

San Mateo Bridge Work Finishes Ahead Of Schedule, Traffic Running Smoothly

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.

05/11/2015

The San Mateo Bridge with no traffic on its roadway. (CBS)

San Mateo Bridge Work On Schedule To Finish By Monday Morning’s Commute

Caltrans says crews are on schedule to reopen the Hayward-San Mateo Bridge for Monday morning’s commute.

05/10/2015

Homeless encampment behind homes in South San Jose. (CBS)

Caltrans Planning To Kick Out Homeless Encampment Behind South San Jose Homes

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.

05/07/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Highway 4 To Close In Both Directions In Antioch For Widening Project

Starting Monday night, Highway 4 will be closed in both directions in Antioch for work on a project to widen the freeway.

05/04/2015

New traffic signs (photo courtesy: 80smartcorridor.org/)

Testing Begins For $79M State-Of-The-Art Traffic Signs Planned For I-80 East Bay Corridor

Traffic planners are ready to test new state-of-the-art signs that have been installed over a 20-mile stretch of westbound I-80 in the East Bay. It’s part of an effort to ease the commute between Richmond and Emeryville at a price tag of $79 million.

05/01/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 5: The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is illuminated with artist Leo Villareal's Bay Lights sculpture on March 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Designed by artist Leo Villareal, the Bay Lights is the world's largest LED light sculpture, spanning 1.8 miles long and 500 feet high with 25,000 individual LED lights. The installation will be on display daily from dusk to 2 a.m. for the next two years (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Bay Lights To Brighten Sky Over San Francisco Bay In Time For Super Bowl Fifty

The Bay Lights that lit up the Bay Bridge went dark in March, but will once again dazzle spectators and football fans flooding into the city for Super Bowl Fifty next year.

04/21/2015

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