Local residents hoping to find out about the latest Bay Bridge construction work, closures and other news will not be able to do so on the span’s snazzy website, which has been shuttered after the dissolution of a public relations contract.
With its litany of explanatory videos, graphics and in-depth analysis of ongoing projects, www.baybridgeinfo.org often served as a useful resource for folks interested in the latest happenings on the span. Read More
The structural integrity of the new Bay Bridge span will be reviewed by an independent panel following a request by state lawmakers concerned about
accusations of test falsifications on the project. 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
Caltrans contractors began cutting a cracked section of a load-bearing beam out of the Bay Bridge last weekend. The crack was discovered Labor Day weekend, but repair efforts failed. That prompted a new strategy requiring nighttime lane closures, which started Friday. “Tonight, we will complete removal of the damaged portion and will begin installing new steel,” bridge spokesman Bart Ney said Sunday. Read More