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Workers Pave SF-Oakland Bay Bridge As Delays Continue

Phil Matier: Labor Day Bridge Opening Not ‘On The Table’

Prospects for the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge to open over the Labor Day weekend are fading fast. A Caltrans representative told KCBS, KPIX and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier in Monday’s Matier and Ross column that Labor Day is not back on the table.

07/29/2013

Workers walk on a cable of the newly constructed eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on May 23, 2013. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Official Promises Explanation of Broken Bolts ‘Screw Up’

The status of the anchor rods on the Bay Bridge and an updated construction schedule for the new eastern span are set to be presented at a special meet Wednesday of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

07/10/2013

Bay Bridge Bolt

Bay Bridge Official: ‘Fighting Chance’ For 2013 Opening

The new $6.3 billion eastern portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge still “has a fighting chance” to open this year, despite concerns over structural issues, officials overseeing its construction said Tuesday.

05/14/2013

Bay Bridge Bolt

Feds Now Probe Bad Bay Bridge Bolts; Opening Day In Doubt

The Federal Highway Administration said Monday that it had launched a probe into why seemingly undesirable bolts were used on portions of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

05/13/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at the Port of Oakland on July 9, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown On Cracked Bay Bridge Bolts: ‘Sh*t Happens’

Gov. Jerry Brown doesn’t appear to be losing any sleep over the cracked bolts on the unopened new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, telling reporters ‘Look, sh*t happens.”

05/07/2013

Governor Jerry Brown prepares to start the countdown clock to the opening of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge. (CBS)

Gov. Brown Signals Official Countdown To Opening Of New Bay Bridge

Let the countdown begin to the opening of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge. It’s set to open the Tuesday after Labor Day 2013.

02/04/2013

Aerial Map

Final Bay Bridge Construction Push Will Require Days Of Closure

History will be made even before the opening of the new Bay Bridge Eastern Span. The original bridge will be closed for as many as five days, starting after the evening commute on August 28th and running through Labor Day.

02/03/2013

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.

09/03/2012

Clint Eastwood (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Empty Chair Day 2012 and #Eastwooding

Instead of getting rowdy at a demonstration or protest regarding the lack of jobs throughout the country, people can voice their discontent with the nation’s current unemployment rate on this Labor Day by simply placing an empty chair in their front yard.

09/03/2012

Dumbarton Bridge. (Samuel Wantman)

Dumbarton Bridge To Be Closed Again Over Labor Day Weekend

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.

08/29/2012

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