Dave Sutton winces every time he hears about a head-on collision on the Golden Gate Bridge.
It could be from the pain — 30 percent of his body has been scarred with burn wounds, and he’s missing a leg and fingers on his right hand. But it’s usually from the knowledge that the latest accident could easily have been prevented.
Next month contractors will begin the first-ever study on the possibilities of establishing a median barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge, a proposal that has been in discussion for 70 years.
As expected, the bridge district’s board of directors unanimously approved a contract on Friday for engineers to start environmental analysis on a central barrier for the span. Read More