SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Bay Area’s wet winter is spoiling the beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge, according to officials.
All the fog has been wearing away the paint on the art deco plates that cover the horizontal struts on the towers.READ MORE: 'Highway Slingshot Shooter' Fires Ball Bearings at Windows Along San Jose's Guadalupe Freeway
While the north tower gets a shield of sorts from the Marin Headlands, the San Francisco side is at the mercy of the elements.READ MORE: 3 East Bay School Districts Go All-In on Student Vaccine Mandates
There are plans in the works to retouch the paint on the plates.MORE NEWS: State-of-the-Art Water Purification Plant Helps Silicon Valley Battle Drought
The Golden Gate Bridge District plans to start work on the facade next year, including various repairs and a fresh coat of paint.