Gov. 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.
Thousands 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.
Andrew “Bart” Simpson had already garnered an Olympic gold medal in sailing in 2008 and a silver at last year’s games when Artemis Racing came calling with a chance to win yachting’s top prize — the America’s Cup.
The investigation into busted steel rods on the new Bay Bridge moved to Sacramento Thursday as Caltrans technicians put some of the bolts to the test.
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.
Transportation officials say long seismic safety bolts on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge that haven’t failed may have to be replaced nonetheless.
A 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.
A packed weekend of activities just got the funding green light for the Labor Day Weekend opening of the New Bay Bridge span.
Dozens of bolts used for seismic stabilization have snapped on the new span of the Bay Bridge. Caltrans told CBS San Francisco what they’re doing to fix the problem.
While the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will open to traffic in September, the work needed to take down the old roadway is expected to take years.
Come celebrate the opening of The New Bay Bridge — the single largest public infrastructure project in California’s history.
A 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.
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