The California Highway Patrol arrested two people Wednesday who were allegedly caught in the act of stealing copper wire from along the Bay Bridge bike path.
BART officials said the 10-inches of rail broke on a newer section of tracks, and the rails like the cars badly need to be replaced.
Two contractors have already been busted for trying to pull scams on residents who are looking to rebuild.
Service was disrupted through the Tuesday evening commute after a train was taken out of service near the Pleasant Hill station, after it had a problem with a wheel component.
Napa Valley residents making repairs to their homes following the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck near American Canyon early Sunday should only hire California-licensed contractors to avoid being scammed.
Repairs on a blown service line in San Francisco’s Outer Sunset neighborhood was expected to last through the night, a San Francisco Public Utilities Commission spokesman said.
Anybody headed north over the Golden Gate Bridge beginning at 9 p.m. Friday had better be prepared for a possible slowdown. Commuters will run into repair work being done to the iconic toll plaza.
Not even a year old and the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is undergoing an almost million-dollar cleaning job.
The Fourth of July weekend closure of a portion of Interstate 280 in San Francisco begins Wednesday night.
This is the first of a series of closures of southbound 280 this year over holiday weekends, as Caltrans works to repair four broken hinges.