Caltrans plans to close the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge for at least one weekend in October to install a permanent fix for a cracked beam discovered in an expansion joint two years ago, transportation officials said Thursday.
The Dumbarton Bridge reopened Monday evening after being closed for most of the weekend for construction work.
Caltrans officials said Sunday that work on the Dumbarton Bridge is on track and the bridge is expected to reopen by Tuesday morning as scheduled.
Drivers will likely experience longer travel times this Labor Day weekend as the Dumbarton Bridge closes for construction work.
The Dumbarton Bridge will be closed over the long Labor Day weekend, as new seismic joints are installed on the eastern side of the span.
Caltrans officials say they are still on schedule to reopen the Dumbarton Bridge in time for the Tuesday morning commute after being closed Memorial Day Weekend.
A man was shot and wounded while driving from the Dumbarton Bridge in Menlo Park on Friday evening, Menlo Park police said.
The Dumbarton Bridge will be closed to traffic Memorial Day weekend to allow Caltrans and its contractor to significantly advance seismic retrofit work on the bridge, according to bridge officials.
During the closure, motorists are encouraged to take public transit or use alternate driving routes.
Starting Friday, five-axle big-rigs will pay $18 — up from $11.25 — to cross the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the Antioch, Benicia, Carquinez, Richmond-San Rafael, San Mateo and Dumbarton bridges. A year from now, the toll for those trucks will rise to $25.