Napa Quake Aftermath: Engineering Expert Blasts Napa, California Building Owners For Not Complying With Law Passed 24 Years Ago
A structural engineers group is blasting Napa building owners for failing to retrofit their properties as mandated by a state law passed in 1990.
A building permit consultant has been hired as San Francisco’s first earthquake safety czar.
Caltrans officials said Sunday that work on the Dumbarton Bridge is on track and the bridge is expected to reopen by Tuesday morning as scheduled.
The entire Dumbarton Bridge is closed during Labor Day weekend 2012 to complete another major element of the seismic retrofit project.
The Dumbarton Bridge will be closed over the long Labor Day weekend, as new seismic joints are installed on the eastern side of the span.
San Francisco General Hospital celebrated a milestone Tuesday when the final beam was put in place in the city’s biggest public works project not set for completion until 2015.
Officials say the seismic retrofit work on the Dumbarton Bridge over Memorial Day weekend is on schedule.
As the Cal football team prepares to kick off its season Saturday at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, many Berkeley businesses are wondering what this season will be like without any games on campus. Due to seismic retrofit work, Berkeley’s Memorial Stadium won’t be ready until 2012.
It was about to get very crowded for cyclists and pedestrians on the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. The west sidewalk was scheduled for a four-month closure starting after the Memorial holiday weekend.