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.
Engineers say the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge would be able to handle a large earthquake much better than its aging counterpart which was damaged by the Loma Prieta temblor in 1989.
A system giving Californians warning of an impending earthquake may not be operational any time soon despite the success of similar programs in other countries.
Cars will start rolling across the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge during Labor Day weekend in 2013, Caltrans officials said Wednesday.
The world’s largest earthquake monitoring network is being established in the Bay Area.
Japan’s 8.9 earthquake was devastating, but only 10 percent of Californians have earthquake insurance.
Surviving The Big One Brian finds lessons from the Loma Prieta earthquake that provide helpful lessons for safety around the house.
Fisherman’s Wharf merchants practiced their emergency preparedness skills on Friday. The event coincides with Sunday’s 21st anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake.