Traffic was flowing smoothly through California’s newest tunnel system at Devil’s Slide in San Mateo County Tuesday, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Hundreds gathered on a coastal San Mateo County hillside Monday to celebrate the opening of two tunnels that will replace a notorious stretch of state Highway 1 at Devil’s Slide.
It appears that later this month the “coast is clear” for those hoping to travel through the Devil’s Slide twin tunnels, as a grand opening date for the $440 million, eight-year project has been slated for March 25.
The self-anchored suspension tower may be what makes the new Bay Bridge tower iconic, but a hidden aspect of the structure actually acts as the nerve center of the new eastern span. The hollow center of the new Bay Bridge is essentially a corridor that runs 1.7 miles from the middle of the bay all the way to Oakland.
Two slick new mile-long tunnels are poised to divert motorists away from an ocean cliff-hanging roadway dubbed Devil’s Slide south of San Francisco to a smooth, Alpine-like passageway unlike any in the U.S. today.
A key portion of San Francisco’s Central Subway project is raising concerns in the city’s North Beach neighborhood, and has prompted a lawsuit.
Crews plan to start digging up a square block of San Francisco Tuesday for a new subway tunnel to Chinatown, even though funding remains up in the air.
A man accused of driving his car into a San Francisco Municipal Railway tunnel last month pleaded not guilty Friday to DUI charges, a district attorney’s office spokeswoman said.
Three San Francisco Muni Metro lines were out of service Thursday afternoon after a train that was moving between the Castro and Church stations pulled down some overhead electrical lines.
The Devil’s Slide tunnel project is expected to mark a milestone on Thursday as paving nears completion. The tunnel is set to open to traffic later this year.