New Oakland Bay Bridge Span To Open Over Labor Day WeekendDespite broken earthquake-safety bolts that threatened months of delays, California transportation officials have voted to open the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge around the Labor Day weekend as originally planned.
Demolition Of Old Bay Bridge To Take YearsWhile 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.
Caltrans Trying To Lure Nesting Birds To New Bay BridgeIn the steel rafters of the old Bay Bridge, a flock of fowl you may never have noticed has built its home; but those homes will have to come down as the old section of roadway is replaced.
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.
New Bay Bridge Span May Improve Oakland’s ImageIt’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.
New Bay Bridge Presents Challenges In Lighting Up LandmarkThe 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.
Cyclists Salivating Over New Bay Bridge Bike PathThe 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.
Good Question: Why Are Parts Of The New Bay Bridge Made In China?The Bay Area is watching the new Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge go up piece by piece, but there will be parts that won’t be stamped “Made in America.” In this Good Question: Why are portions of the new Bay Bridge being made in China?