New Bay Bridge
The trees are being placed on the bridge approach on the Oakland side, between the eastbound and westbound lanes, just west of the toll plaza.
Caltrans officials said on Monday that they are on track to install new steel saddles for all of the broken bolts that were found on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge earlier this year.
Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Wednesday that traffic on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge continues to be slow but he expects it to be faster in the long run.
Bay Area transportation officials Wednesday briefly discussed the existence of a good-luck troll on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge but were reluctant to provide many details about it.
Witness more than 42,000 hours of construction in just 4 minutes with the official time-lapse movie of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, courtesy of EarthCam.
Bicycling advocates have been dreaming of extending the bike and pedestrian path on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge to the western span. Next month that dream could inch slightly forward to reality.
After the Labor Day opening of Bay Bridge, a new commute traffic pattern has emerged, involving earlier and later backups getting to the new eastern span.
Hours after Bay Area drivers made their way across the Bay Bridge’s new eastern span for the first time on Monday night, dozens of people pedaled and walked on the span’s newly opened bike and pedestrian path Tueday morning.
The brand-new, seismically-safe eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was open for the first workday commute Tuesday and the California Highway Patrol reported things went smoothly for the morning drive.
At long last, the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened to traffic Monday evening.