San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
The old eastern span of the Bay Bridge is coming down and here’s a picture of its new, gap-tooth smile.
The story of broken bolts on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge does not appear to be over as Caltrans says further inspections may cost up to $10 million dollars—not including the price for needed repair work.
After two months of delay, demolition of the 1930s-era eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge began on Tuesday.
After the Labor Day opening of Bay Bridge, a new commute traffic pattern has emerged, involving earlier and later backups getting to the new eastern span.
The opening of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge Monday night marks the end of a lengthy process that began shortly after a section of the old span collapsed in the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989
BART ridership rose noticeably because of the Bay Bridge closure Wednesday night to allow crews to transition traffic onto the bridge’s new eastern span, a BART spokesman said Thursday morning.
Prospects for the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge to open over the Labor Day weekend are fading fast. A Caltrans representative told KCBS, KPIX and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier in Monday’s Matier and Ross column that Labor Day is not back on the table.
The lawyer for the pilot of an empty oil tanker that clipped the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says any speculation about “pilot error” being the cause is “highly premature.”
Ghosts and hauntings happen year round, but chills seem more delicious during the season of witches, goblins and ghosts. This fall, you can find sites full of scares in your own back yard.
The Sacramento Bee reports that a Caltrans engineering team has uncovered a range of problems with the safety testing on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge.