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A mock-up of the EMAS system being installed at San Francisco International Airport. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

SFO To Install System To Stop Runaway Planes On Its Short Runways

Two runways at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) will be closed in the coming months to improve runway safety zones by adding collapsible concrete to prevent plane overruns.

03/20/2014

A concrete truck blocks lanes on both sides of I-80 in Richmond on Wednesday, February 6th. (CBS)

Concrete Truck Jackknifes On I-80 In Richmond

A big-rig crashed into the center divider on Interstate Highway 80 near Richmond early Thursday morning, creating gridlock in both directions, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

02/06/2014

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Man Arrested For Throwing Concrete Onto Highway 101 In San Francisco

A 36-year-old man was arrested Monday after allegedly throwing pieces of concrete onto U.S. Highway 101 from a pedestrian overpass in San Francisco, a police spokesman said Wednesday.

11/27/2013

San Francisco Celebrates 75th Anniversary Of Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge Officials Approve Moveable Concrete Median

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors voted Friday morning to accept the final design and approve the purchase and installation of a moveable median barrier on the bridge.

09/20/2013

Original East Span to be Demolished

Tom Stienstra On Creating A Marine Paradise

Head over the old Bay Bridge lately? Driven past Candlestick Park? The old eastern span of the Bay Bridge and Candlestick Park could turn San Francisco Bay into a marine paradise…

04/11/2013

Rocks on Livermore train tracks similar to those thrown at an officer (CBS)

Livermore Officer Hit In Head By Thrown Rocks, Concrete

A police officer was struck in the head by large chunks of concrete and rocks thrown at him from a railroad overcrossing in Livermore early Friday morning.

02/10/2012