Safety Rods

Workers walk on a cable of the newly constructed eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on May 23, 2013. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Temporary Fix May Allow New Bay Bridge To Open By Labor Day After All

A bridge engineering expert told a Bay Area transportation panel Wednesday that a short-term fix could allow the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge to open on schedule by Labor Day after all.

07/10/2013

Bay Bridge Bolts

Bridge Expert Urges Caltrans To Replace Defective Bolts

An internationally-known expert who serves as a Caltrans adviser says the agency needs to examine hundreds of at-risk rods on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge and replace any that are hard enough to be vulnerable to cracking.

05/21/2013

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