UPDATED: Bay Bridge Span To Be Named For Willie BrownThe state Legislature has approved naming the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for former Assembly Speaker and San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown.
Woman's Fear Of New Bay Bridge Means 7-Hour Trip From Sacramento To San FranciscoWe were moving by foot, over Sacramento’s Tower Bridge. Driving over the crossing, or even the I Street Bridge was out of the question for Susan, who suffers from gephyrophobia—commonly known as “bridge phobia.”
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.”
Caltrans Testing Defective Bay Bridge BoltsThe 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.
Report Claims New Bay Bridge Bolts Contain Banned AlloyThe San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has more than 1,200 bolts made from galvanized steel that is virtually identical to a high-strength alloy that a nationwide group of transportation officials banned for use on bridges because the bolts can crack.
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.
Job Training Center Gives 2nd Chance To Workers Building Bay BridgeThe 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.