The San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, which carries more than 16 million motorists each year, will be completely shut down to automobile traffic for two weekends next month. Read More
The Dumbarton Bridge opened ahead of schedule Monday after officials originally planned to reopen it early this morning following construction work to bring the span up to seismic code.
The bridge closed late Friday night so a state-of-the-art seismic joint on the eastern side of the main deck could be installed, Caltrans said. Read More
Motorists looking to cross the Bay this weekend will have to find an option other than the Dumbarton Bridge, as the span will be shuttered for three days for much-needed seismic rehabilitation work.
Starting at 10 p.m. Friday, the bridge, which is part of state Highway 84, will be closed to all automobile traffic while crews replace a joint on the eastern segment, a move that will improve the seismic integrity of the structure. Read More
With a plan to run Caltrain service between the Peninsula and the East Bay over the Dumbarton rail bridge stuck in limbo, $5.5 million originally dedicated to the rail project could go to expanded bus operations in the area instead. Read More
One person is dead after a two car collision on the Dumbarton Bridge, according to the California Highway Patrol.Four lanes of the six-lane bridge are blocked with the crash and emergency personnel, according to CHP. Drivers are advised to seek other routes. Read More
All lanes on the Dumbarton Bridge have reopened following a fiery crash that involved a big-rig Tuesday morning, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.The big-rig crashed into a stalled sedan and caught fire in the eastbound lanes of the bridge at about 11:05 a.m., CHP Officer Rachaude Crawford said. Read More
Update: Eastbound traffic on the Dumbarton Bridge continues to be blocked by a crash involving a big-rig, a California Highway Patrol officer said.Crews are working to clear the big-rig and a sedan, which crashed into each other and caught fire in the eastbound lanes of the bridge at around 11:05 a.m., CHP Officer Rauchade Crawford said. Read More
Due to long-term construction underway on the Dumbarton Bridge, Caltrans began closing lanes in each direction on the bridge Monday night to facilitate the seismic retrofit that is expected to be completed by August 2012.Motorists should expect overnight lane closures in either direction during the ongoing construction work, with up to two of the three bridge lanes in each direction affected. Read More
A man threatening to jump off the Dumbarton Bridge this afternoon has been taken safely into custody, a Menlo Park police spokeswoman said. Read More
The Dumbarton Bridge is closed because of a possible suicide attempt, according to the California Highway Patrol.Police activity was reported on the bridge for traffic heading east just after 3 p.m. Tuesday.Officer Brian Watkins said the closure of traffic in both directions is because of a person threatening to commit suicide on the span. Traffic is being held at University Avenue in Palo Alto and the Toll Plaza on the Hayward side. Read More