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Construction crews working on a Caltrain-related project broke a gas main in suburban San Bruno around 9 p.m. Sunday. (CBS)

Gas Main Capped After Caltrain Construction Crew Severs San Bruno Pipe

Workers have capped a gas leak in San Bruno that shut down commuter train service in two directions.

09/23/2013

The proposed Transbay Tower, which would be the tallest building in San Francisco (Transbay Transit Center)

Crews Start Pouring Foundation For New Transbay Transit Center

Workers started pouring the foundation for San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center on Thursday, the latest milestone in the transformation of the Bay Area’s transportation landscape.

09/05/2013

A worker paints a sign near the new Bay Bridge Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower on August 26, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Work Grinds On; Early Opening Hoped For New Span

Transportation officials say work to open the new Bay Bridge eastern span was progressing just as it should, as crews have been working nonstop since the last cars passed through the toll plaza Wednesday.

08/30/2013

A Ford Model A from the 1930s was the final car to cross the Bay Bridge before it closed on August 28, 2013. (CBS)

Bay Bridge Closed, Final Work On New Eastern Span Begins

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is now closed to traffic, as preparations get under way to open the new, $6.4 billion eastern span.

08/28/2013

Traffic passes through the toll plaza of the San Francisco Bay Bridge November 2, 2009 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Bay Bridge reopened this morning after being closed for six days to undergo emergency repairs of cross beams and rods that broke and fell into traffic damaging three vehicles. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Lanes At Bay Bridge Toll Plaza Closed For Fastrak Conversion

Ahead of the five-day San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge closure next week, several lanes at the span’s toll plaza in Oakland are closed this weekend to make way for more FasTrak access.

08/24/2013

A sign is posted on the newly constructed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 12, 2013 in Oakland. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Officials Tout Improved Views For Drivers On New Bay Bridge

In addition to being safer during earthquakes, drivers will have a better overall experience when they drive across the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge when it opens in two weeks, a bridge spokesman said Tuesday.

08/20/2013

A sign is posted on the newly constructed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 12, 2013 in Oakland. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Shims Installed On New Bay Bridge As Temporary Fix For Bolts

Crews installed a series of temporary steel shims under the deck of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge over the weekend. The steel plates will allow the new bridge to open to traffic on schedule.

08/19/2013

Construction underway on the San Jose Earthquakes soccer stadium. (CBS)

Opening Of ‘Quakes New Stadium Delayed

Due to some unforeseen conditions at the construction site, the San Jose Earthquakes have been forced to delay the opening of the team’s new stadium until the second half of the 2014 season.

07/30/2013

The proposed Transbay Tower, which would be the tallest building in San Francisco (Transbay Transit Center)

Cost To Build SF Transit Center Rises By $300M

Steve Heminger, executive director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, said that money earmarked for future projects will be used to pay for the increase.

07/25/2013

Crews dig out a Gold Rush-era boat found buried at a construction site in San Francisco. (CBS)

SF Construction Crews Unearth Boat From Gold Rush Era

Construction crews in downtown San Francisco have unearthed the intact remains of a small boat that a local historian said offers a glimpse of what life was like during the city’s Gold Rush days.

07/25/2013

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