More Cracks Found In Rods On New Bay Bridge, Integrity Of 400 Remaining Fasteners Called Into QuestionEngineers say the rods may need to be repaired or replaced if the problem is found to be widespread.
$500,000 Panel Of Experts Assembled To Design Testing Plan For For Bay Bridge Bolts, Rods12 internationally-renowned experts have been assembled at a cost of $500,000 to help design a plan for further rod testing on the Bay Bridge.
$4 Million In Toll Money Approved To Study Flooding In Bay Bridge's FoundationThe head of a panel overseeing the new $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is calling for an investigation of additional problems that have surfaced on the bridge.
Bay Bridge 'Project From Hell' Develops New Problem In Foundation As Saltwater Gets InCaltrans tests indicate that saltwater from the bay may be seeping into the foundation of the eastern span’s tower.
Bay Bridge Oversight Committee To Pay Another $3 Million To Fix Problems With New Eastern SpanA committee overseeing the new Bay Bridge eastern span project is going to pay another $3 million to fix several mistakes with the span, including rust-stained paint, misaligned rods and now a new problem - malfunctioning maintenance scaffolds.
Caltrans Performing Stress Tests On Bay Bridge RodsThe corrosion tests are meant to see how the rods will perform over decades and under tension.
Expert Says More Than 600 Bay Bridge Rods Too Hard, Vulnerable To CrackingAn expert says that more than 600 high-strength rods and bolts used to secure seismic equipment on the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge are harder than the typical levels and are vulnerable to cracking.