North Bay Lawmaker Demands Opening 3rd Lane For Richmond Bridge CommutersAssemblymember Marc Levine is demanding Caltrans reopen a third lane to relieve congestion on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.
All Lanes Of Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Open After Big-Rig CrashThe eastbound lanes of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge have reopened after they were closed for much of Tuesday morning because a big-rig got stuck on a concrete wall, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Additional Commuter Lane, Bike Path On Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Could Be In Place By 2017Construction on the $74 million project is expected to begin next year, and the new commuter lane and bike and pedestrian path could be in place by late-2017.
Fiery UPS Truck Crash On I-580 Near Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Jams Morning CommuteA UPS truck crashed and caught fire on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge in the San Quentin area of Marin County, snarling the Friday morning commute and sending plumes of white smoke into the sky that could be seen for miles.
Caltrans To Crack Down On Freeway 'Jumping' Drivers Looking To Avoid Marin TrafficA common tactic by frustrated drivers to momentarily avoid freeway traffic - getting off the freeway only to get right back on - is the subject of a crackdown in Marin County.
Toll Booth’s Cash Lane Closures Cut Costs, Drives Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Commuters Mad Friday morning’s commute was particularly aggravating for motorists approaching the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. A toll authority spokesman says cash-lane closures are part of a cost-cutting measure.
4,000 Gallons Of Gasoline Spilled From Monday's Overturned Tanker Wreck On Sir Francis Drake Blvd. In Marin CountyCalifornia Highway Patrol officials said 4,000 gallons of gasoline spilled when a big-rig with two tank trailers overturned on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard near San Quentin State Prison in Marin County on Monday.
Overturned Big Rig Leaks Fuel, Creates 580 To 101 Gridlock For Richmond BridgeA tanker truck crash has blocked a portion of one of Marin County's main traffic arteries Monday morning, creating a backup that extended across the Richmond Bridge throughout the morning commute.
Caltrans Warns Drivers About Construction Near Richmond-San Rafael BridgeOn Sunday a quarter-mile stretch of westbound Interstate 580 just east of the toll plaza on the Richmond side was shut down and would remain that way for as long as three months.
Supplier Persuaded Caltrans To Use Rods Which Cracked On New Bay BridgeEmails show that Caltrans was persuaded to use questionable bolts on the Bay Bridge, after a supplier pointed out that they were already in use at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.
Richmond Toll Plaza Killer Sentenced To DeathA Richmond man who gunned down his former girlfriend and her friend on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza because he believed the pair was romantically involved was sentenced to death Friday.
Sentencing In Toll Plaza Murders Delayed; Killer Hurls More Insults At Victims' FamiliesSentencing was delayed Tuesday morning for a man who gunned down his ex-girlfriend and her friend at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza in 2009.