Work To Replace Expansion Joints Continues On Richmond-San Rafael BridgeDrivers on the westbound upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael bridge will see sparks flying for several months as highway work crews replace dozens of expansion joints, one of which failed last month and dropped concrete on top of vehicles below.
Early-Morning I-880 Closures in Hayward Planned Through WednesdayCommuters should allow for extra time this week, when all southbound lanes and 2 northbound lanes of the Nimitz Freeway in Hayward will be closed for four hours overnight as crews install 880 Express Lanes signs.
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Repairs On Hold Indefinitely Due To RainDue to inclement weather, Caltrans has indefinitely postponed repair work on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, where chunks of concrete started falling onto vehicles on the eastbound lower deck last month.
Caltrans Trying To Slow Rapid Erosion Under Highway 1 Near MontaraThe cliffside under Highway 1 near Montara is rapidly eroding and Caltrans is facing a quandary over how to stop it before the next round of storms.
Los Gatos Braces For More Mudslides With Bolted BarriersCaltrans crews have placed concrete barriers bolted together as a quick fix to stop mudslides from blocking the road near Los Gatos during the storm.
Crews Forced To Replace 32 Expansion Joints On Richmond-San Rafael BridgeEngineers overseeing the emergency repair of a failed expansion joint on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge that sent debris tumbling down onto the lower eastbound lanes have determined that an additional 31 joints now need to be replaced.
Commuter Nightmare As Crews Work To Remove Floodwater On WB Highway 37Repair crews were working around-the-clock to remove floodwater and clear the roadway, but here was still no word from Caltrans on when the westbound lanes of Highway 37 will reopen.
Flashing Lights On Eastern Span Of Bay Bridge Leave Caltrans, Drivers StumpedDrivers on the Bay Bridge were greeted by disco-like flashing lights. The vertical lights around the tower of the Eastern portion of the span were cycling on and off, as were the lights inside the tunnel.
Permanent Fix To Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Delayed Due To StormsBecause of predicted rain storms this week, Caltrans’ contractor will begin the permanent repair work to replace the expansion joint on the I-580 Richmond-San Rafael Bridge during the week of Feb. 18.
Caltrans Issues 48-Hr Road Closure Advisory For State Hwy 1An expected storm has caused Caltrans to issue an advisory for drivers who use State Hwy 1 in Monterey County to prepare for possible weather-related closures.
Some Drivers Doubt Safety Of Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Despite Temporary FixDespite reassurances and temporary repairs, some commuters are worried about the safety of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.
Caltrans Closes Lanes Of Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Overnight For RepairsCaltrans announced Friday evening that only one lane of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge would be open in each direction overnight as crews made repairs in the area where loosened concrete fell from the upper deck the day before.
Caltrans: Highway 35 To Remain Closed For 2 Weeks Due To Massive SinkholeCaltrans is predicting it could be two weeks before the agency is able to reopen a stretch of State Highway 35 (Skyline Boulevard) near the intersection with Page Mill Road.
Median Repairs After Crashes Close Lanes Of Hwy 101 In Both DirectionsThe No. 1 lane in both directions of U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco is closed Monday morning as Caltrans crews work to repair the median after a series of multiple solo-vehicle crashes damaged it, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Rain-Damaged Roads Exact Toll on Car Tires, SuspensionsThe heaviest rain may be leaving the Bay Area but the pain remains for drivers navigating the countless roads across the region suffering storm damage.