The brand-new, seismically-safe eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was open for the first workday commute Tuesday and the California Highway Patrol reported things went smoothly for the morning drive.
After what was a challenging Thursday for many in the region, struggling to get to and from work, errands and other obligations without the benefit of the Bay Bridge, plenty of people opted for a Friday off, leaving the roads, ferry terminals and BART platforms especially “Friday light.”
The closure of the Bay Bridge led BART to have the third-highest daily ridership total in its history on Thursday, agency officials said on Friday.
The five day closure of the Bay Bridge is set to start on Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m., but the California Highway Patrol is warning drivers who want to cross the span not to wait until the last minute.
All lanes have reopened on northbound Interstate Highway 680 in Sunol Friday afternoon, more than seven hours after a truck hauling mail tipped over, according to a California Highway Patrol officer.
BART service was getting back on track after a train lost power in the Transbay Tube earlier Wednesday morning, causing major delays.
Lanes on westbound Interstate Highway 80 just west of the Bay Bridge reopened Monday afternoon, following a big-rig fire that led to a nightmarish commute for many in the Bay Area.
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An equipment problem on the BART tracks outside the West Oakland BART station caused major delays system wide Thursday morning, a BART employee said.
A Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light-rail train partially derailed in San Jose Monday morning, a transit spokeswoman said.