New SF-Oakland Bay Bridge On Track To OpenCrews are on pace to put the finishing touches on a new stretch of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, and the span should be ready to open as planned early this week, officials say.
New Bay Bridge To Open Decades After '89 QuakeWhen traffic flows across a new stretch of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the first time, it will do so nearly a quarter-century after a deadly earthquake during the 1989 World Series collapsed two 50-foot sections of the old structure.
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.”
Bay Bridge Closure Costs Tampa Bay Rays Player A $202 Cab RideWith the Bay Bridge closed all weekend, the alternate route ran him a whopping $202 - and he posted live updates of his frustrating adventure on Twitter during the long journey.
Official: SF Bay Bridge Work On ScheduleOfficials say there were no problems during the first hours of construction to put finishing touches on the new eastern portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Commuters Face First Day Without SF Bay BridgeCommuters faced their first morning on Thursday without the workhouse San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, but there weren't major traffic snarls as day broke across the Bay Area.
Bay Bridge Officially Closes, Making Way For Transition To New BridgeAfter a long line of commuters took one last trip across San Francisco Bay, the California Highway Patrol began blocking traffic at about 7:30 p.m., then the Depression-era bridge closed as scheduled about a half-hour later.