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A sign is posted on the newly constructed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 12, 2013 in Oakland. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Shims Installed On New Bay Bridge As Temporary Fix For Bolts

Crews installed a series of temporary steel shims under the deck of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge over the weekend. The steel plates will allow the new bridge to open to traffic on schedule.

08/19/2013

A sign is posted on the newly constructed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 12, 2013 in Oakland. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Bay Bridge To Open Labor Day Weekend, Sources Tell KPIX 5

Twenty-four years after the Loma Prieta earthquake, billions of dollars later and – most recently – a bit of drama over bad bolts, multiple well-placed transportation sources told KPIX 5 on Wednesday evening that the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will indeed open on Labor Day weekend.

08/14/2013

Workers walk on the eastern span of the newly constructed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 12, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Caltrans To Reveal Opening Date For New Bay Bridge Thursday

The opening date for the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, which initially had been set for Labor Day and then was pushed back to December or later, will be announced on Thursday.

08/13/2013

Fall Centerpiece

8 Easy DIY Projects to Ready Your Home for Fall

Weatherproofing your home or updating your decor can be a fun and easy do-it-yourself project before fall sets in. Here are a few options to inspire you to get creative.

08/12/2013

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

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