Crews Begin Lowering Truss On Old Bay Bridge SpanA major section of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge began coming down Thursday morning.
Caltrans Speeds Up Work On Bay Bridge Water Control Issues Amid StormsAs the state receives its heaviest rain since the 2013 completion of the eastern span of the Bay Bridge, efforts to prevent leaks and protect portions of the bridge are being sped up, Caltrans officials said Friday.
Caltrans Blows Up Huge Boulder Blocking Highway Near Lake TahoeCaltrans used explosives Wednesday to break up a boulder that was blocking traffic on Highway 50 near Kyburz after falling onto the roadway.
Commercial Filming Causes Weekend Backup On Bay BridgeA scheduled commercial filming brought weekend traffic heading toward the Bay Bridge to a halt early Saturday.
Old Bay Bridge Pier Imploded With Hundreds Of Underwater Explosive ChargesCaltrans demolished the largest remaining pier of the old Bay Bridge's eastern span Saturday morning using nearly 600 explosive charges over a period of roughly six seconds.
Bay Bridge Implosion On Old Eastern Span Delayed One WeekBay Bridge watchers anticipating the implosion scheduled for November 7 will have to wait another week. The so-called E3 Pier implosion is now set for Saturday, November 14.
Bay Bridge Shutting Down When Caltrans Implodes Part Of Bay BridgeDust off your binoculars. There's going to be a huge event on the bay -- and probably a huge backup, as well.
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.