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Bay Bridge Officially Re-Opens After Years Of Repairs

California Paid For Bridge Repairs While A Wind Farm Project Recouped Costs From Same Contractor, Same Flaws

The Chinese company that fabricated faulty sections of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge had similar problems with some towers it manufactured for a massive wind farm in the North Sea. A Bay Area legislator now claims that Caltrans knew about cracks in that project, but didn’t do anything about it.

12/22/2014

Traffic flows across the eastern span of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Caltrans Officials Claim New Bay Bridge ‘Misalignments’ Are No Cause For Concern

A Caltrans spokesman said Tuesday that non-standard weld connections that were used to hold road deck sections together on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge won’t affect the bridge’s performance during earthquakes.

02/25/2014

San Bruno Explosion

Old PG&E Memo Shows Welding On San Bruno Pipeline Had Bad History

The memo found that the pipeline that exploded in 2010 in San Bruno had a history of bad welding.

04/22/2012

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PG&E Finds ‘Anomalies’ On Gas Line Between Santa Rosa, Healdsburg

PG&E is trying to figure out exactly what a high-tech device has detected on the gas transmission line between Santa Rosa and Healdsburg.

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