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.
A new concern has arisen with some of the bolts used on the new $6.5 billion eastern span of the Bay Bridge. There is now an alignment problem with some of the bolts that attach the main cable on the east side to the deck of the span.
The city hopes to fix thousands of potholes over the next several weeks, part of an annual blitz to fix the streets of Oakland.
Good Karma Bikes provides the homeless and low-income working people with bicycle transportation, and also takes some in as interns.
The fix for the broken bolts includes implementing steel saddles on the span.
San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener is looking at the possibility of placing a small surcharge on tickets for festivals and sporting events to raise revenue for the San Francisco Municipal Railway system.
A protective wood, steel and plastic fender on a Bay Bridge tower that was damaged after an oil tanker struck it earlier this month is being ripped off and replaced with new materials.
Caltrans plans to begin making repairs Tuesday to Bay Bridge fenders that were damaged when an oil tanker struck the bridge earlier this month.