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The self-anchored suspension tower of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Latest Problem For New Bay Bridge Involves $4 Million Maintenance Elevator

The glass elevator, which transports maintenance workers to the top of the suspension tower, has been out of service since early January.

02/04/2015

Art Shanks (right)  watches a construction class at The Cypress Mandela Project in Oakland. (CBS)

Earthquake Rescuer Builds Training Program For Builders

The Loma Prieta earthquake changed a lot of lives back in 1989. Thanks to the creativity and hard work of this week’s Jefferson Award, it’s still changing lives today.. for the better.

01/21/2015

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Palo Alto Demands Fix For Loose Glass Shards Found In Sidewalks

Officials in Palo Alto asked a contractor to repair sidewalks along a downtown street, after complaints that the polished glass in the sidewalks has become a hazard for pedestrians.

01/21/2015

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Golden Gate Bridge Reopens After Movable Median Barriers Installed Over Weekend

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Golden Gate Bridge reopened Sunday evening after the longest closure of the span ever to allow installation of a movable median barrier. The bridge opened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, about […]

01/11/2015

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Movable Golden Gate Bridge Barrier Now In Place; Roadwork Continues Sunday

The movable median barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge was completely placed down Saturday evening. The span remains closed to auto traffic Sunday as crews finished striping and repairing the roadway.

01/11/2015

Construction workers build a parking garage. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

More Latino Construction Workers Are Dying On The Job

While the industry gets safer overall, the number of Latino construction workers dying on the job is on the rise.

01/09/2015

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Former Estate Of Donner Party Survivor Turned Into $30M SJ Development For Low Income, Homeless

A $30 million housing complex broke ground in San Jose Friday, where 20 percent of the units will be set aside for homeless and low income, putting them right alongside some of Silicon Valley’s highest paid workers.

01/09/2015

A neighborhood in San Leandro. (CBS)

San Leandro Offering $3,000 To Residents For Earthquake Retrofits

What if someone offered to give you thousands of dollars for a home improvement project? San Leandro is offering residents that amount to retrofit their homes for an earthquake.

01/06/2015

Workers drill into concrete on the underside of the newly constructed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on May 23, 2013 in Oakland, California. Bridge workers began installing large steel saddles over two seismic safety devices on the new East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to fix a problem with broken bolts on two shear keys. The bridge has been under construction since 2002 with an estimated price tag of $6.3 billion and will have the world's tallest Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower once completed. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Contractor Could Face Fines Of $25,000 A Day For Unfinished Work

Caltrans is threatening to fine American Bridge/Fluor daily as long as the work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is incomplete.

12/31/2014

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Despite ‘No’ Votes By Local Reps, California Projects Get Big Boost From Congressional Spending Bill

California received funding for a long list of programs and projects from a new $1.1 trillion congressional spending bill passed late Saturday night, despite most California representatives voting against it.

12/15/2014

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