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 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.
Specifications Of New SF-Oakland Bay BridgeThe new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opens nearly 25 years after the Loma Prieta earthquake damaged the old span.
Bay Bridge Construction On Schedule With As Many As 400 Working Around The Clock“This is the last major hurdle that we need to get over to get this bridge open,” said spokesman Andrew Gordon. “There is a tremendous amount of excitement. Everyone is feeling very confident, and we are on track.”
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.
Feds Sign Off On Temporary Bay Bridge FixPlans to open the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge as scheduled on Labor Day got a boost from federal officials.
Opening Of New Bay Bridge Span Delayed Until At Least DecemberAn oversight committee says the eastern San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will not open as scheduled on Labor Day as a contractor repairs cracked seismic safety bolts.
Governor Brown Says Opening Of New Bay Bridge Span May Be DelayedGov. Jerry Brown said Monday that he does not know if the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will open over Labor Day weekend because of safety concerns.
Steel Tendons In New Bay Bridge Were Exposed To Salt WaterThousands of steel tendons used to strengthen the skyway portion of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were exposed during construction to rainfall and salty bay mist, leading to corrosion concerns.
Gov. Brown On Bay Bridge Concerns: 'S*** Happens'Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he believes the public still has confidence in the safety of the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge despite concerns about construction of the $6.4 billion span that is scheduled to open later this year.
Finding Solution To Snapped Bay Bridge Bolts Could Take WeeksA California transportation official says it could take weeks or even months to find a solution for bolts that snapped on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Hidden Tunnel Reveals Engineering Secrets Of The New Bay BridgeThe self-anchored suspension tower may be what makes the new Bay Bridge tower iconic, but a hidden aspect of the structure actually acts as the nerve center of the new eastern span.