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Richmond San Rafael Bridge

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.


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.


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.


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.


Overturned Big Rig

High Winds Topple Big-Rig On San Rafael Bridge, Despite Wind Warnings

Gusty winds knocked over a big rig on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, blocking both eastbound lanes on Sunday morning.


Nathan Burris, stands inside court during  his death penalty trial. (Photo: Dan Rosenstrauch/Contra Costa Times)

Richmond Toll Booth Slayer Gets Death Sentence, Taunts Victims’ Families

A Contra Costa County Superior Court jury on Tuesday handed down a death sentence for a 49-year-old Richmond man who murdered two people at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza in the summer of 2009.


Nathan Burris

Jury Weighs Death Penalty For Richmond Toll Booth Killer

A Contra Costa County jury is now weighing the fate of the man who murdered his former girlfriend and her male friend on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza.


Nathan Burris

Toll Plaza Killer Claims Other Crimes, Tells Jury To ‘Flip Coin’ On Death Penalty

Nathan Burris told a Contra Costa County jury Wednesday that they should “flip a coin” to decide whether to sentence him to death for killing his former girlfriend and her friend on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on Aug. 11, 2009.


Nathan Burris

Guilty Verdict In Richmond Toll Plaza Slayings

A jury on Wednesday found Nathan Burris guilty of slaying two people at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza in 2009, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s office reported.


Nathan Burris

Toll Plaza Murder Suspect Asks For Quick Conviction To Watch Monday Night Football

A double murder defendant has told a Martinez jury to convict him quickly so he can see “Monday Night Football” at the jailhouse.