CHP Ask For Public's Help In Bridge Toll Plaza RobberiesThe California Highway Patrol is looking to the public for help finding a driver and an accomplice suspected of robbing two Bay Area toll plazas over the weekend.
Armed Bandits Target Bay Area TolltakersTwo armed bandits brazenly drove up to tolltakers on the Carquinez and San Francisco-Oakland bridges Sunday, calmly flashed a gun and demanded money before speeding away,
Suspected Bay Area Toll Booth Bandits ArrestedTwo suspects have been arrested on suspicion of robbing toll plazas at three Bay Area bridges late last year, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Man Killed Crossing I-80, Struck Multiple Times; Some Cars Didn't StopAn man ran onto I-80 in Vallejo early Sunday morning and died after being hit by multiple vehicles, some of which did not stop afterwards.
Caltrans Finds Problems With Seismic Joint On Carquinez BridgeCaltrans inspectors last month found a damaged seismic expansion joint showing signs of premature wear on the westbound side of the Carquinez Bridge, agency officials said Thursday.
Phil Matier: Carquinez Bolt Problems Foreshadowed Bay Bridge MessCaltrans 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.
Bay Bridge Sees Brunt Of Extra Traffic During BART StrikeThousands more motorists have been crossing Bay Area bridges each day of an ongoing BART strike that started Monday, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
3 Arrested In String Of Robberies At Carquinez Bridge Toll PlazaThree 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.
CHP Adds Patrols After Carquinez Bridge Toll Plaza HoldupsThe 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.
Big-Rig Drivers Brace For Huge Toll Hikes On Bay Area BridgesStarting 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.
Bay Area’s ‘Worst Commute’ Gets Some ReliefCommuters on one of the most congested stretches of freeway in the Bay Area will get some much-needed relief with an added carpool lane.
Phil Matier: Extra Bay Area Bridge Toll Money Lost In Bad Credit DealAll 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.