Highway workers have unearthed artifacts used by a Native American tribe as part of a paving project along Highway 101 north of Novato.
That’s because interest rates have dropped since the team started construction on the project.
More than 1,000 unionized construction workers walked off the job Thursday at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Mission Bay. The workers are upset after six non-union construction workers were brought on the job on Wednesday.
The project will create auxiliary lanes on the roadway between San Ramon and Danville.
Fixing problems caused when nearly three dozen steel rods broke on a new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will cost about $1 million, a state transportation official said.
Within the next two weeks, transportation officials are hoping to have a design fix for broken bolts on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge ready for review. Officials said there is also plenty of money to cover the repairs.
The State of California has filed a civil case against anyone willing to challenge $8.6 Billion in voter-approved bonds for the high-speed rail project.
The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously to approve plans for a second Facebook campus on Wednesday.
Transportation officials said that they’re troubled by the discovery of problems with 32 large bolts on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, but they are confident that the problem can be fixed in time for the bridge to open on schedule over the Labor Day weekend. They also sought to reassure the public that the bridge will be safe when it opens.
With less than six months until the scheduled opening of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, more than two dozen giant bolts holding the $6.4 billion bridge together have reportedly snapped.