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Phil Matier: Carquinez Bolt Problems Foreshadowed Bay Bridge Mess

Caltrans is already facing tough questions raised in the wake of a highly critical report and a state senate committee hearing on engineers’ alerting agency managers about cracked welds on the Bay Bridge’s eastern span.

01/27/2014

Commuter traffic backs up at the toll plaza to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 2, 2013 in Oakland.(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Sees Brunt Of Extra Traffic During BART Strike

Thousands more motorists have been crossing Bay Area bridges each day of an ongoing BART strike that started Monday, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

07/03/2013

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3 Arrested In String Of Robberies At Carquinez Bridge Toll Plaza

Three men were arrested this week in connection with a string of robberies at the Carquinez Bridge toll plaza, California Highway Patrol officials announced Thursday morning.

12/06/2012

Carquinez Bridge

CHP Adds Patrols After Carquinez Bridge Toll Plaza Holdups

The California Highway Patrol has added patrols around the Carquinez Bridge, where a robber held up a toll worker on Tuesday in the latest in a string of such crimes.

02/23/2012

Cars exit Golden Gate Bridge toll booths (AP)

Big-Rig Drivers Brace For Huge Toll Hikes On Bay Area Bridges

Starting Friday, five-axle big-rigs will pay $18 — up from $11.25 — to cross the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the Antioch, Benicia, Carquinez, Richmond-San Rafael, San Mateo and Dumbarton bridges. A year from now, the toll for those trucks will rise to $25.

CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

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Bay Area’s ‘Worst Commute’ Gets Some Relief

Commuters on one of the most congested stretches of freeway in the Bay Area will get some much-needed relief with an added carpool lane.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/24/2011

Cars exit Golden Gate Bridge toll booths (AP)

Phil Matier: Extra Bay Area Bridge Toll Money Lost In Bad Credit Deal

All that extra money that was supposed to roll into California state coffers when Bay Area bridge tolls went up may get eaten up by a credit swap gone bad.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/04/2011

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Tolls Set To Jump For Trucks Crossing Bay Area Bridges

When tolls went up on state run bridges last summer, truckers were exempted, but that will change soon – in a big way.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/04/2011