Richmond San Rafael Bridge

The Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Additional Commuter Lane, Bike Path On Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Could Be In Place By 2017

Construction 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.

06/24/2015

(CHP)

Fiery UPS Truck Crash On I-580 Near Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Jams Morning Commute

A 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.

04/10/2015

Bay Area traffic jam (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

Caltrans To Crack Down On Freeway ‘Jumping’ Drivers Looking To Avoid Marin Traffic

A 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.

10/21/2014

Heavy traffic on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on August 17, 2011 after authorities shut down part of Interstate 580 due to a police standoff. (CBS)

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.

08/22/2014

(CBS SF)

4,000 Gallons Of Gasoline Spilled From Monday’s Overturned Tanker Wreck On Sir Francis Drake Blvd. In Marin County

California 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.

07/15/2014

(CBS SF)

Overturned Big Rig Leaks Fuel, Creates 580 To 101 Gridlock For Richmond Bridge

A 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.

07/14/2014

Lanes were shifted on the Richmond-San Rafael bridge for roadwork. (CBS)

Caltrans Warns Drivers About Construction Near Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

On 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.

06/03/2013

Bay Bridge Bolt

Supplier Persuaded Caltrans To Use Rods Which Cracked On New Bay Bridge

Emails 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.

05/22/2013

Nathan Burris

Richmond Toll Plaza Killer Sentenced To Death

A 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.

01/18/2013

Nathan Burris

Sentencing In Toll Plaza Murders Delayed; Killer Hurls More Insults At Victims’ Families

Sentencing 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.

12/18/2012

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