Imagine being cooped up on a Muni bus with bloodthirsty, knife-wielding robbers. That’s what happened last weekend to a 22-year-old man who was riding the 28-19th Avenue bus on Doyle Drive toward the Golden Gate Bridge.
About 1 p.m. Saturday, police said, the victim was seated near the back of the bus when three thugs approached him and demanded his money. Read More
The southern approach to the Golden Gate Bridge will be completely transformed when it’s completed in 2015, and with it will come a new look for The City’s northern waterfront.
The rebuild of Doyle Drive is bringing new parkland and pedestrian access between Crissy Field and the Main Post of the Presidio, a former Army base. The seismically unsafe roadway is being replaced by a pair of tunnels, and they will be covered with greenery.
Slowly but surely, the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District has begun to chip away at its once-cavernous budget shortfalls — enough to possibly delay a planned toll increase. Read More
Anyone expecting to head north from San Francisco this weekend might want to consider postponing those plans or take a detour through the East Bay.
Doyle Drive, the 76-year-old southern approach to the Golden Gate Bridge, will be closed starting Friday at 8 p.m. for demolition, shutting down traffic on a large portion of U.S. Highway 101 until 5 a.m. Monday. Read More
Nearly $10 million in local sales taxes were approved Tuesday for the Doyle Drive rebuild project, an allocation key to bridging a $53 million shortfall.The $1.04 billion plan to fix up the aging southern approach to the Golden Gate Bridge hit a snag last month when officials announced that unexpected federal and state funding delays had produced a yawning budget deficit, threatening to further set the project back. Read More
Setbacks to the Doyle Drive rebuild should come as no surprise to motorists familiar with the delays that plague major Bay Area construction projects. The project, originally slated to be completed in 2014, is now set to be finished in 2015 — or even 2016 in the worst-case scenario. Financing questions, legal issues and lousy weather have hampered the project, which will transform the seismically unstable southern approach to the Golden Gate Bridge. Read More
A funding plan has been cobbled together to help make up the $54 million shortfall plaguing the Doyle Drive rebuild project.The $1.04 billion undertaking to rebuild the aging southern approach to the Golden Gate Bridge hit a snag last month when officials acknowledged some funding for the project had not materialized as scheduled, leaving it with a $54 million hole and raising questions about its completion date. Read More
Portions of Highway 1 will be closed this weekend due to construction on the ongoing project to rebuild Doyle Drive.The aging southern approach to the Golden Gate Bridge is in the midst of being reconfigured into a new highway called the Presidio Parkway. Read More
A creek that has been covered up for nearly a century is beginning to see the light again in the Presidio, as part of restorations that aim to bring the former military base back to its original splendor.
The Presidio Trust, with the help of Caltrans, is unearthing a small waterway known as Dragonfly Creek west of the state Highway 1 overpass as part of the Doyle Drive rebuild project. Read More
Motorists will be unable to use portions of Park Presidio Boulevard on Saturday night and Sunday morning due to road closures related to the Doyle Drive rebuild.Park Presidio Boulevard, which acts as State Highway 1 in San Francisco, will be closed in both directions between Lake Street and Highway 101. The road closure will begin at 8 p.m. on Saturday night and last until 11 a.m. on Sunday. Read More