Report: Bay Area Falls Behind on Earthquake PreparednessThe Los Angeles Times reports Sunday that there are up to 3,000 brittle concrete buildings in San Francisco, yet the city doesn't have a list of where they are located.
Earthquake Study Estimates 'Staggering' Potential Losses In Nevada, UtahA new report underscores the urgency to retrofit older brick homes and unreinforced buildings in Utah and Nevada.
Newly-Discovered Faults Delay Seismic Retrofit of Anderson Reservoir in Santa Clara CountyThe discovery of new faults near one of the Bay Area's largest dams has pushed back plans for a seismic retrofit to early 2018.
Interstate 280 Set To Reopen On Time Tuesday Morning After Labor Day Weekend Shutdown Caltrans' work is right on schedule for the Interstate 280 earthquake retrofit work, and the San Francisco portion affected should reopen on time Tuesday morning at 5:00 a.m. after being closed since Thursday afternoon so work could take place during the lighter Labor Day Weekend traffic.
Highway 280 Labor Day Weekend Shutdown Starts Thursday AfternoonCommuters should brace for another closure of a portion of Interstate 280 in San Francisco this Labor Day Weekend.
Napa Quake Aftermath: Engineering Expert Blasts Napa, California Building Owners For Not Complying With Law Passed 24 Years AgoA structural engineers group is blasting Napa building owners for failing to retrofit their properties as mandated by a state law passed in 1990.
Earthquake Safety Czar Hired In San FranciscoA building permit consultant has been hired as San Francisco’s first earthquake safety czar.
Seismic Retrofit Work On Dumbarton Bridge On ScheduleCaltrans officials said Sunday that work on the Dumbarton Bridge is on track and the bridge is expected to reopen by Tuesday morning as scheduled.
Dumbarton Bridge Closed Labor Day Weekend For Seismic RetrofittingThe entire Dumbarton Bridge is closed during Labor Day weekend 2012 to complete another major element of the seismic retrofit project.
Dumbarton Bridge To Be Closed Again Over Labor Day WeekendThe Dumbarton Bridge will be closed over the long Labor Day weekend, as new seismic joints are installed on the eastern side of the span.
SF General Hospital Celebrates Milestone In Rebuild Of Its Acute Care FacilitySan 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.
Dumbarton Bridge Closed Memorial Day Weekend For Seismic RetrofitOfficials say the seismic retrofit work on the Dumbarton Bridge over Memorial Day weekend is on schedule.