Bay Bridge Handles First Day Of Traffic, First Accident, And New Pedestrian PathOne new feature of the bridge got a workout this morning with the first accident on the bridge—a minor fender-bender. An accident like that could have made traffic a mess, but the new span now has shoulders that allowed the cars to pull over and not impede traffic.
Bay Bridge's New Eastern Span Finally Open To TrafficIt’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 Opening Monday Night, Ahead Of ScheduleIt’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 Ribbon Cutting Will Involve Relatively Little FanfareThere 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.
New Oakland Bay Bridge Span To Open Over Labor Day WeekendDespite 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.
New Bay Bridge Span Opening Date Announcement Expected ThursdayCalifornia 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.
Funding Approved For New Bay Bridge CelebrationA packed weekend of activities just got the funding green light for the Labor Day Weekend opening of the New Bay Bridge span.
Bay Bridge Celebration – Labor Day Weekend 2013Come celebrate the opening of The New Bay Bridge — the single largest public infrastructure project in California’s history.
Bay Bridge’s 25,000 LED Light Display To Be Switched OnA light sculpture made up of 25,000 LED lights strung along the western span of the Bay Bridge will be turned on Tuesday night after months of preparation.
Toll Agency OKs $5.6M For Bay Bridge CelebrationThe Bay Area Toll Authority has agreed to spend $5.6 million to host a public celebration of the Labor Day opening of the Bay Bridge's new eastern span.
Toll Authority Committee Approves $5.6M For New Bay Bridge CelebrationThe Bay Area Toll Authority Oversight Committee approved $5.6 million to coordinate transportation, operations and public safety for the new Bay Bridge opening celebration to be held over Labor Day Weekend.
Miss Oakland 1936 Recalls Original Bay Bridge OpeningWe call it history, but for 100-year old Nancy Emmons, the opening the original Bay Bridge is a real memory. She was a 23-year old Indiana girl coming to the Bay Area for an adventure.