Transit officials announced Doyle Drive’s extended weekend closure has been rescheduled for July 9th through the 13th to avoid the 4th of July holiday weekend.
The computer glitch in the safety system that forced the cancellation of the opening of the new Doyle Drive tunnels last week has been fixed.
The planned closure of San Francisco’s Doyle Drive originally scheduled for the weekend of May 28th through June 1st has now been postponed for the weekend of June 11th through the 14th.
Construction on the new Presidio Parkway was stopped twice this week after work crews discovered old explosives on the former military base.
The bridge that collapsed Thursday in Washington State was considered functionally obsolete by the federal government, a designation also carried by several Bay Area spans.
Motorists should expect no major traffic problems when the next phase of the Doyle Drive replacement project gets started later this year, Caltrans officials said.
San Francisco’s new, temporary approach to the Golden Gate Bridge opened on schedule Monday morning, and traffic was flowing again before dawn.
Officials said they remain on schedule to reopen Doyle Drive at 5 a.m. on Monday morning.
After more than 60 years driving a familiar route to and from the Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Area commuters will have to get used to a completely new alignment starting Monday.
Transbay buses across the Golden Gate Bridge will follow modified routes, and ferries between Marin and San Francisco will run more frequently, during the upcoming weekend closure of Doyle Drive.