Caltrans Officials Claim New Bay Bridge 'Misalignments' Are No Cause For ConcernA 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.
Phil Matier: Bay Bridge Contractor Receives Millions In BonusesThe nearly $49 million in bonuses include $20 million paid by the state to American Bridge/Fluor Enterprises for completing the job on time.
Caltrans Hopes To Resolve Leaks On New Bay Bridge SoonCaltrans officials said Monday that they’re concerned about leaks on a short section of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge but they’re hopeful they can figure out a solution to the problem soon.
Storm Reveals New Bay Bridge Is LeakyThe recent rain has revealed that part of the steel structure which is supposed to be watertight is leaking.
State Senate Holds Hearing Over Bay Bridge Construction FlawsSeveral engineers testified Friday at a hearing in Sacramento that more safety testing should have been done before the new Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge opened up.
State Senate Report: Caltrans Allowed Bad Welds On New Bay BridgeA California Senate report released Wednesday on the construction of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge raises questions about the quality of workmanship used to build the $6.3 billion span.
Millions To Be Spent Monitoring Bolts On New Bay BridgeThe story of broken bolts on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge does not appear to be over as Caltrans says further inspections may cost up to $10 million dollars—not including the price for needed repair work.
Caltrans Says Bolt Problem On New Bay Bridge Permanently FixedWorkers have finished a permanent fix for problem bolts on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, a Caltrans spokesman said Wednesday.
Phil Matier: New Bay Bridge Span Getting $2M Worth In Lights Caltrans seems to think the Bay Bridge isn’t spectacular enough, and the new eastern span is already getting a makeover as crews are installing thousands of lights to illuminate the span.
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 $15K Palm Trees Being Planted On Bay Bridge ApproachThe trees are being placed on the bridge approach on the Oakland side, between the eastbound and westbound lanes, just west of the toll plaza.
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.
MTC Chief Says Traffic On New Bay Bridge Will ImproveMetropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Wednesday that traffic on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge continues to be slow but he expects it to be faster in the long run.
Transportation Officials Coy On New Bay Bridge TrollBay Area transportation officials Wednesday briefly discussed the existence of a good-luck troll on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge but were reluctant to provide many details about it.
Time-Lapse Video Details Thousands Of Hours Of Bay Bridge ConstructionWitness more than 42,000 hours of construction in just 4 minutes with the official time-lapse movie of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, courtesy of EarthCam.