New Bay Bridge Bolts To Take A Month Longer To FixState transportation officials said it will take a month longer to complete the permanent fix for the giant steel bolts that snapped on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
New Bay Bridge Bolt Fix On Track For Fall CompletionCaltrans officials said on Monday that they are on track to install new steel saddles for all of the broken bolts that were found on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge earlier this year.
Officials Tout Improved Views For Drivers On New Bay BridgeIn addition to being safer during earthquakes, drivers will have a better overall experience when they drive across the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge when it opens in two weeks, a bridge spokesman said Tuesday.
Shims Installed On New Bay Bridge As Temporary Fix For BoltsCrews installed a series of temporary steel shims under the deck of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge over the weekend. The steel plates will allow the new bridge to open to traffic on schedule.
New Bay Bridge To Open Labor Day Weekend, Sources Tell KPIX 5Twenty-four years after the Loma Prieta earthquake, billions of dollars later and - most recently - a bit of drama over bad bolts, multiple well-placed transportation sources told KPIX 5 on Wednesday evening that the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will indeed open on Labor Day weekend.
Caltrans Confident Bay Bridge Bolt Fix Will Be Ready Before DecemberCaltrans officials working on a fix for the broken bolts on the new Bay Bridge now say they are increasingly confident the bridge will re-open well before the announced date of December 10th.
$5 Million Bay Bridge Celebration On Hold, May Be CanceledNow that the opening of the new Bay Bridge has been delayed for several months, a $5.6 million celebration planned in honor of the span is also in limbo, and it may not happen at all.
New Bay Bridge Opening Postponed Until December Because Of Bad BoltsThe eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will not open as scheduled on Labor Day as it will take contractors until at least December to repair cracks in the bridge's seismic safety bolts.
KCBS In Depth: BART Strike, Transit and The Bay Bridge Steve Hemminger, executive director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, on the BART strike, the Bay Bridge bolt fix and where alternative transit solutions stand in the Bay Area.
Lawmakers Demand To Know Incentives For Bay Bridge ContractorsLawmakers want officials overseeing construction of the new eastern portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to disclose any incentives promised to contractors if the span opens as planned on Labor Day weekend.
MTC Chief Says Bay Bridge Labor Day Opening To Be Decided By JulyTransportation officials said they will decide by July 10th if the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will open as scheduled on Labor Day weekend.