Suspension Bridge

A view of the construction of the self-anchored suspension cable on the Bay Bridge eastern span. (Caltrans)

Bay Bridge Construction Reaches Final Major Milestone

The Bay Bridge’s self-anchored suspension span is now holding itself up, marking the last major milestone in construction of the new eastern portion of the bridge, Caltrans said Wednesday.


Point Bonita lighthouse (U.S. Department of the Interior)

Point Bonita Lighthouse Reopens To The Public

The lighthouse, which offers spectacular views of the Marin Coast, had been closed because the bridge leading to the site had eroded.


Construction workers on the deck of the new Bay Bridge eastern span as a strand of the self-anchored suspension span cable is put into place. (CBS)

Cable Installation Begins On Bay Bridge Eastern Span

The Self Anchored Suspension Span is the signature element of the new section of the bridge. Crews will be pulling 137 strands that will make up the main cable. Caltrans spokesman Bart Ney explained the process as the first cable came off the line.


A crane begins hoisting the final section of the new Bay Bridge suspension span, October 28, 2011. (CBS)

Final New Section Of Bay Bridge Deck Lifted Into Place

Construction crews began installing the final section of the suspension portion of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge Friday morning.