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San Mateo Bridge. (CBS)

San Mateo Bridge To Close For Two Weekends In May

People who rely on the San Mateo Bridge should find alternate routes as the bridge will be closed for construction work for two weekends in May.

04/07/2015

Commuter traffic seen moving across the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 1, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Caltrans Proposes Underwater Implosions For Old Bay Bridge Pier; Environmental Group Concerned

Caltrans is looking for approval from the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission to conduct a test underwater implosion of one of the piers from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge.

04/03/2015

Move-out day at "The Jungle" a massive homeless encampment in San Jose for over 200 people. (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

4 Months After Its Closure, Homeless Advocates Return To San Jose’s Jungle

Four months after the closure of The Jungle, once regarded as one of the nation’s largest homeless encampments, protesters and homeless advocates returned to the San Jose site to demand more permanent housing.

03/31/2015

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Caltrans Cleanup Crew Runs Over Homeless Woman In San Jose

A homeless woman inside a tent was run over by a Caltrans truck this morning as workers were attempting to clean up an encampment along Highway 101 and Story road in San Jose.

03/27/2015

The longfin smelt could derail plans to implode the eastern span of the Bay Bridge. (CBS)

Small Fish May Derail Plans To Implode Old Bay Bridge

Caltrans’ plan was to save money and protect the environment by bringing down the old bridge piers with explosives. But once again, the agency finds itself taking a detour, for one specific fish.

03/10/2015

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Transportation Officials Approve $450,000 Contract To Study Electronic Tolling For All Bay Area Bridges

The Bay Bridge, along with six other state-owned bridges, may move to all-electronic tolling—just like the Golden Gate Bridge has for the past two years—as a decision to move ahead with study will be made on Wednesday.

03/10/2015

Bay Bridge Lights (credit: Funcheap)

‘Bay Lights’ On Western Span Of Bay Bridge Will Be Switched Off Next Month

The waters of the San Francisco Bay will be a bit darker beginning next month as the Bay Lights display on the Bay Bridge will be turned off—temporarily.

02/24/2015

Cars driving through the 4th bore in the Caldecott Tunnel.  (CBS)

Temporary Friday Night Closure For Caldecott Tunnel’s Fourth Bore Due To Emergency Drill

The fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnels will be closed Friday night and part of Saturday morning for its first-ever emergency response drill, a Caltrans spokesman said.

02/20/2015

The dismantling of the old canitlever portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge continued.

Caltrans Making Case To Implode Part Of Old Bay Bridge

Part of the old Bay Bridge may be brought down with explosives.

02/19/2015

The self-anchored suspension tower of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Latest Problem For New Bay Bridge Involves $4 Million Maintenance Elevator

The glass elevator, which transports maintenance workers to the top of the suspension tower, has been out of service since early January.

02/04/2015

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