Bay Bridge – Celebration
Latest Sacramento Bay Bridge – Celebration
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Funding Approved For New Bay Bridge Celebration 03/27/2013
- Bay Bridge Celebration – Labor Day Weekend 2013 03/06/2013
- Bay Bridge’s 25,000 LED Light Display To Be Switched On 03/05/2013
- Toll Agency OKs $5.6M For Bay Bridge Celebration 02/14/2013
- Toll Authority Committee Approves $5.6M For New Bay Bridge Celebration 02/13/2013
- Miss Oakland 1936 Recalls Original Bay Bridge Opening 02/03/2013