New Bay Bridge
It’s been called the step-child of the mighty Bay Bridge: the East Bay span sees no crowds of tourists taking snapshots, but they may remember the segment that failed.
The new Bay Bridge is in the same league as the White House, the Statue of Liberty and Yankee stadium. They all have one thing in common – the lighting.
The new Bay Bridge isn’t just giving new life to the Bay Area, it’s also giving many of the workers building it a new beginning.
It’s the most expensive public works project in California’s history. Every day, 280-thousand cars thump over the reason it all began. It’s at pier E9 where the cantilever meets the incline section. Little do commuters know, they’re rolling over the reason for spending $6 billion.
It’s a flow of water bigger than the mighty Mississippi River – 390 billion gallons of water move in and out of San Francisco Bay twice a day, creating an engineering challenge for the designers of the new Bay Bridge.
The new bicycle only path on the eastern span of the Bay Bridge will be a magnet for cycling enthusiasts who hope to one day connect Oakland and San Francisco via the bridge.
Records have been found of an apparent defect in the construction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Nearly a decade later on a $6.3 billion Caltrans project, and the new East Span of the Bay Bridge is starting to come together.
Motorists crossing the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge en route to various Memorial Day events don’t need to expect any additional delays.