Federal fish and wildlife authorities are trying to figure out whether Port of San Francisco workers violated federal law when they destroyed a birds’ nest on a crane near Pier 80, where Oracle’s America’s Cup yacht-racing team has set up shop.
An investigation into an accident that toppled a crane working on the Bay Bridge Thursday is expected to take around a month but shouldn’t delay construction or the new bridge’s opening, officials said Friday.
All lanes have reopened Wednesday afternoon on westbound Interstate 80; eight hours after a big-rig carrying a crane nicked a pedestrian overcrossing in San Pablo, according to the California Highway Patrol.
An intersection in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood remained closed late Friday morning after a crane fell down earlier Friday, a police spokesman said.
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating after two workers were injured when a crane set up to perform maintenance on a ride at a fun park near Sacramento collapsed along with part of the ride.
A cherry picker caved into a small sinkhole on Sutter Street overnight, shutting down the street between Grant Avenue and Kearny Street, a police spokesman said.