$4 Million In Toll Money Approved To Study Flooding In Bay Bridge's FoundationThe head of a panel overseeing the new $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is calling for an investigation of additional problems that have surfaced on the bridge.
Bay Bridge 'Project From Hell' Develops New Problem In Foundation As Saltwater Gets InCaltrans tests indicate that saltwater from the bay may be seeping into the foundation of the eastern span’s tower.
Caltrans Making Case To Implode Part Of Old Bay BridgePart of the old Bay Bridge may be brought down with explosives.
Bay Bridge Contractor Could Face Fines Of $25,000 A Day For Unfinished WorkCaltrans is threatening to fine American Bridge/Fluor daily as long as the work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is incomplete.
Relocation Of Birds From Old Bay Bridge Could Soar To More Than $30 MillionConsultants who monitor the birds say the population is actually on the increase in recent years, with 533 nests observed during the last count, abut twice as many as were spotted while the new span was under construction.
Top Transportation Officials Grilled Over Alleged Conspiracy Of Hiding Bay Bridge ProblemsA state legislative committee is conducting a hearing into the construction of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge after a report issued last week found that officials with the state transportation department allegedly conspired to keep problems secret.
Artists Line Up For A Piece Of The Old Section Of The Bay Bridge As Part of New Arts Project People from as far away as New York want some of the old Bay Bridge steel now that a new plan is in the works that would allow artists to use some of the steel from the under-demolition old eastern span of the Bay Bridge.
Bay Bridge Oversight Committee To Pay Another $3 Million To Fix Problems With New Eastern SpanA committee overseeing the new Bay Bridge eastern span project is going to pay another $3 million to fix several mistakes with the span, including rust-stained paint, misaligned rods and now a new problem - malfunctioning maintenance scaffolds.
Another Oops: New Bay Bridge Tower Needs Million-Dollar Clean Up For Rust Stains Not even a year old and the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is undergoing an almost million-dollar cleaning job.
More Problems For Eastern Span Of Bay Bridge, Off-Center Bolts Could Be Damaged In QuakeA new concern has arisen with some of the bolts used on the new $6.5 billion eastern span of the Bay Bridge. There is now an alignment problem with some of the bolts that attach the main cable on the east side to the deck of the span.
New Troll Installed To Protect Drivers On New Eastern Span Of The Bay BridgeEight months after opening to traffic, a new metal troll was secretly installed last week to protect travelers on the new Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge.
Temporary $9.4 Million Connector To Bay Bridge Bike Path To Be Demolished After 7 Months In UseA ramp that connects Oakland to the bike lanes on the new Bay Bridge will be torn down after less than seven months in use.