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Caltrans Suspends Bay Bridge Construction Project After Metal Plates Cause Commute Chaos

Caltrans officials have decided to suspend a big construction project on the Bay Bridge after metal plates used to secure the area caused major traffic issues on the span last week.

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(CBS SF)

I-280 Reopens Following Labor Day Weekend Seismic Upgrade

Northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco reopened Monday night following a closure over the Labor Day holiday weekend for a construction project to strengthen the highway in the event of seismic activity, Caltrans officials said.

09/01/2014

A Caltrans construction project along East 8th Street in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Upholstery Shop Owner Says Business Down 90-Percent Because Of Caltrans Project

The owner of a 30-year old business in Oakland says a Caltrans construction project is running him out of town.

09/01/2014

A Caltrans construction project along East 8th Street in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Residents Say Caltrans Sound Wall Project Leading To Spike In Crime

Residents in an Oakland neighborhood say a Caltrans construction project is leading to a spike in crime on their street.

09/01/2014

Artist concept of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) 70-metric-ton configuration launching to space.  (NASA/MSFC)

NASA Funding Powerful Space Rocket Project With Goal Of Reaching Mars In 2030s

Officials say initial phase of the heavy-lift rocket project, known as the Space Launch System Program, will now move from formulation to development, something no other exploration class vehicle has done since the creation of the space shuttle. The first generation rocket will be the most powerful ever built, with 130 metric tons of lift, enough to carry an Orion spacecraft beyond low earth orbit.

08/27/2014

A contact lens with embedded circuitry designed to monitor glucose levels of diabetes patients. (Google)

Google Teams Up With Swiss Firm To Develop Smart Contact Lens For Diabetics, Visually Impaired

Google takes a giant step forward in bringing its smart contact lens technology to the masses by partnering with a Swiss pharmaceutical company that plans to use the lens to improve vision and monitor health conditions.

07/15/2014

Crews working on the Interstate Highway 280 retrofit Memorial Day weekend. (CBS SF)

Crews Finish I-280 Construction Project Ahead Of Schedule

A portion of Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco reopened Sunday evening after being closed for construction during the holiday weekend, Caltrans officials said.

07/06/2014

Golden Gate Bridge (Credit, Meghan Ross)

$76 Million Golden Gate Bridge Suicide-Barrier Net Will Likely Be Approved Friday

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District board votes Friday on a $76 million project to install a safety net on both sides of the bridge to prevent suicides.

06/23/2014

Jamie Foxx of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" in Mountain View for "Hands On Bay Area" Habitat Rehabilitation (credit: R. Del Rosario/CBS Local)

Cast of ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Saves Bay Area Wildlife From Extinction

Along with a group of volunteers, the movie’s cast helped rescue Bay Area wildlife…

04/22/2014

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

California Sues Everyone Over Funding Of High-Speed Rail

The State of California has filed a civil case against anyone willing to challenge $8.6 Billion in voter-approved bonds for the high-speed rail project.

03/28/2013

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