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Construction on the fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel. (MTC)

4th Bore Of Caldecott Tunnel To Open As Soon As Saturday Morning

The new fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel will open by Saturday morning, a Caltrans director said Friday.

11/15/2013

A view of ongoing the demolition of the old Bay Bridge. (CBS)

After Months Of Delay, Demolition Of Old Bay Bridge Span Begins

After two months of delay, demolition of the 1930s-era eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge began on Tuesday.

11/12/2013

One of the defective bolts on the new Bay Bridge eastern span. (CBS)

New Bay Bridge Bolts To Take A Month Longer To Fix

State transportation officials said it will take a month longer to complete the permanent fix for the giant steel bolts that snapped on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

11/07/2013

A Caltrans worker was killed while working along I-680 in Milpitas. (CBS)

Worker Killed Along I-680 In Milpitas; Driver Arrested For Alleged DUI

A 20-year-old Gilroy man was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI after fatally striking a construction worker and injuring another alongside Interstate Highway 680 in Milpitas early this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/01/2013

The self-anchored suspension (SAS) tower of the new eastern span of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge on August 30, 2013 in Emeryville, California. After nearly 12 years of construction and an estimated price tag of $6.4 billion, the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will open to traffic a day ahead of schedule. The bridge will be the world's tallest SAS tower once completed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Bay Bridge Bolt Fix On Track For Fall Completion

Caltrans officials said on Monday that they are on track to install new steel saddles for all of the broken bolts that were found on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge earlier this year.

10/15/2013

Photos: Amgen Tour Of California

15-Year I-80 Improvement Project In Sierra Near Completion

A 15-year, $820-million rehabilitation project of the interstate between Auburn and the Nevada line is expected to wrap up by October 15.

10/05/2013

Construction on the fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel. (MTC)

Caltrans Apologizes For Traffic Snarl Caused By Caldecott Tunnel Electrical Glitch

Caltrans apologized for a power outage that caused major backups at the Caldecott Tunnel Monday morning, because of an inability to switch the middle bore to westbound traffic. Workers were testing the new system out when they tripped a circuit that caused the glitch.

09/16/2013

Bay Bridge Opens

New Eastern Span Of Bay Bridge Brings Unforeseen Traffic Backups

After the Labor Day opening of Bay Bridge, a new commute traffic pattern has emerged, involving earlier and later backups getting to the new eastern span.

09/05/2013

Crew work to connect the new Bay Bridge eastern span lanes to the Yerba Buena/Treasure Island tunnel, August 30, 2013. (CBS)

Major Work Wrapping Up On New Bay Bridge Span, Could Open Early

Caltrans announced on Monday morning that all major work was wrapping up on the eastern span of the Bay Bridge and that an announcement on whether the bridge would open early could be made at the “chain cutting” ceremony in the afternoon.

09/02/2013

A worker paints a sign near the new Bay Bridge Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower on August 26, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Work Grinds On; Early Opening Hoped For New Span

Transportation officials say work to open the new Bay Bridge eastern span was progressing just as it should, as crews have been working nonstop since the last cars passed through the toll plaza Wednesday.

08/30/2013

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