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.
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.