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.
Veteran Construction Team Taking Bay Bridge To New HeightsAt Sacramento-based MCM Construction, bridges are their business. They have worked on between 1,200 and 1,500 bridges in California alone.
Soaring Design Makes New Bay Bridge Span An Artistic TriumphIt rises some 525 feet above the bay, blazing white against the sky. The centerpiece of a creation blending architecture and engineering in a way never done before.
Safety Coreographed At Dizzying Heights On New Bay BridgeHundreds of workers spend their days hundreds of feet above the bay, and keeping them all safe is a huge job in itself.