Golden Gate Bridge

Zipper truck preparing for construction of a movable median on the Golden Gate Bridge (photo credit: Anna Duckworth, KCBS)

‘Zipper’ Trucks Arrive, Ready For This Weekend’s 52-Hour Golden Gate Bridge Shutdown

Two “zipper” trucks have arrived and are set to do some heavy lifting for this weekend’s 52-hour Golden Gate Bridge shutdown for the installation of moveable median barriers.

01/06/2015

(credit: Don Gilson)

Emergency Crews Responding To Collisions, Stalls On Golden Gate Bridge Make Changes After New Barrier Installed

After the new movable median barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge is installed this weekend, U-turns will no longer be possible so serious accidents will have to be handled differently than before.

01/06/2015

Simulated image of movable median barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge. (Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District)

Golden Gate Bridge Closing Jan. 10-12 For Installation Of Median Barrier

Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District officials are stepping up their efforts to spread the word about a big change coming up for drivers who use the iconic span and its impending closure next weekend.

12/29/2014

(Tim Ryan/CBS)

First Winter Sunrise Gets People Up Early For A Spectacular View Of San Francisco

Winter’s initial sunrise over San Francisco was postcard perfect Monday morning and many people were atop the Marin Headlands admiring the colorful yet foggy city by the Bay.

12/22/2014

Simulated image of movable median barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge. (Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District)

Golden Gate Bridge Readies For Massive Closure To Install Movable Barrier In January

The Golden Gate Bridge will shut down for an entire weekend in just over three weeks. The “massive” closure, as described by bridge officials, is taking place to so the long-awaited, $30 million movable median barrier.

12/18/2014

Blue and Gold ferry fleet (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Golden Gate Ferry Service Will Run During Storm While Officials Keep An Eye On Bridge Commute

The Bay Area is hunkering down for a major storm expected to hit on Thursday. Officials are warning of high winds and rain that could cause hazardous driving conditions, but Golden Gate ferry service will still be running during the commute.

12/10/2014

Driver jumps railing at Golden Gate Bridge. (Golden Gate Bridge District)

DUI Suspect Jumps Railing, Gets Mustang Wedged On Golden Gate Bridge Sidewalk

A vehicle on the Golden Gate Bridge became wedged on the span’s pedestrian sidewalk after a single-car collision during Tuesday’s morning’s storm.

12/02/2014

Robin Williams performing at the Punch Line in San Francisco, California on October 17th, 2012. (Photo Credit: Alex Stack, via the Punch Line Facebook page)

Tunnels North Of Golden Gate Bridge May Finally Get Named After Robin Williams

State Assemblyman Marc Levine has formally proposed legislation that would name the highway tunnels near the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge after Robin Williams. Caltrans maintains they never had an official name.

12/01/2014

Pedestrians on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

More Than 20,000 Sign Petition To Block Proposed Sidewalk Toll On Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Board of Directors has been considering a fee for pedestrians and bicyclists who cross the span.

11/27/2014

Fisherman's Wharf

Best Budget Attractions In The Bay Area

Many of the most famous attractions in the San Francisco Bay Area are of little or no cost to see.

11/15/2014

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