Bay Bridge – Celebration

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Bay Bridge’s New Eastern Span Finally Open To Traffic

It’s taken 24 long years and it’s hundreds of millions of dollars over budget, but it’s finally here. A ceremonial chain-cutting by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom signified the rebirth of the eastern span of the Bay Bridge.


Bay Bridge Monday

Bay Bridge Opening Monday Night, Ahead Of Schedule

It’s been a long time coming, but crews are finally putting the finishing touches on the new east span of the Bay Bridge, with it expected to open on Monday night.


Bay Bridge Friday

Bay Bridge Ribbon Cutting Will Involve Relatively Little Fanfare

There will be no public celebration with tens of thousands of pedestrians and fireworks when the ribbon is cut on the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Monday.


Catwalks hang over a section of the newly constructed eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Oakland Bay Bridge Span To Open Over Labor Day Weekend

Despite broken earthquake-safety bolts that threatened months of delays, California transportation officials have voted to open the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge around the Labor Day weekend as originally planned.


(credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Bay Bridge Span Opening Date Announcement Expected Thursday

California transportation officials were expected to announce Thursday whether the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will open on Labor Day as planned or be delayed for months as feared because of broken safety bolts.