Labor day weekend
On Wednesday, the Bay Area Toll Authority approved a $5.6 million dollar budget to pay for things such as first aid stations, bathrooms and busses for the weekend. Among the events under consideration for the celebration is a bridge walk, a half marathon and perhaps a concert.
Bay Area transit planners want to use public money for the estimated $5.6 million opening ceremony of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge over Labor Day weekend.
Drivers will likely experience longer travel times this Labor Day weekend as the Dumbarton Bridge closes for construction work.
Labor Day weekend, as the unofficial end of summer, is about more than just maximizing one’s sunshine intake at barbecues. For the California Highway Patrol and local law enforcement, it’s about maximizing enforcement and cracking down on impaired driving.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) – The getaway rush for the holiday weekend is on.