Bay Bridge

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe bridge will be closed starting at 8 p.m. today.

Bay Bridge closed in final preparation for new span

The long-awaited replacement of the Bay Bridge is just hours away. After…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe bridge will be closed starting at 8 p.m. today.
EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. Examiner File PhotoBay Area Bike Share's proposed expansion to more than 7

Bay Bridge closure not expected to devastate regional commute

The inconvenience posed by the Bay Bridge closure this Labor Day weekend…

EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. Examiner File PhotoBay Area Bike Share's proposed expansion to more than 7
EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. Examiner File PhotoBay Area Bike Share's proposed expansion to more than 7

Temporary pathway means bikers, pedestrians can access new Bay Bridge immediately

A temporary wooden pathway will allow bikers and pedestrians to travel on…

EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. Examiner File PhotoBay Area Bike Share's proposed expansion to more than 7
EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. Examiner File PhotoBay Area Bike Share's proposed expansion to more than 7

Bay Bridge set to open after Labor Day

Despite broken earthquake-safety bolts that threatened months of delays, California transportation officials…

EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. Examiner File PhotoBay Area Bike Share's proposed expansion to more than 7
EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. Examiner File PhotoBay Area Bike Share's proposed expansion to more than 7

Feds OK temporary fix for Bay Bridge

Plans to open the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge as…

EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. Examiner File PhotoBay Area Bike Share's proposed expansion to more than 7
Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesA worker drills into concrete on the underside of the newly constructed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on May 23

Temporary fix for Bay Bridge bolts being done in tandem with long-term repairs

Crews will install a temporary fix for broken seismic safety bolts on…

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesA worker drills into concrete on the underside of the newly constructed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on May 23
S.F. Examiner File PhotoTraffic is slow along the Bay Bridge

Bay Bridge closes due to suspicious device

A suspicious device found on the Treasure Island offramp of the Bay…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoTraffic is slow along the Bay Bridge
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

San Francisco tourists take GoCars across Bay Bridge

Three of the yellow, three-wheeled tourist vehicles known as GoCars traversed the…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.
EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. Examiner File PhotoBay Area Bike Share's proposed expansion to more than 7

Temporary fix could allow Bay Bridge to open Labor Day

Officials are studying a temporary fix for cracked seismic safety bolts on…

EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. Examiner File PhotoBay Area Bike Share's proposed expansion to more than 7

Debut delay for new Bay Bridge will allow proper scrutiny of bolt issue

The new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will not open until…

Ben Margot/AP file photoA Senate investigative report to be released this week will show how Caltrans knowingly accepted substandard work on the $6.5 billion eastern span of the Bay Bridge

Bay Bridge opening delayed until at least December

The new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will not open as…

Ben Margot/AP file photoA Senate investigative report to be released this week will show how Caltrans knowingly accepted substandard work on the $6.5 billion eastern span of the Bay Bridge
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerBART passengers board a train Friday as the first trains started moving after workers ended their strike.

BART's return a relief for area commuters as region heads back to work

The reality for commuters returning to normal Monday -- a regular, full…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerBART passengers board a train Friday as the first trains started moving after workers ended their strike.
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

Bay Lights back on after weather issues caused outage

Not rain, nor wind, nor San Francisco's legendary fog can dim the…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.
jeff chiu/ap file photoThe Overseas Reymar caused $3 million in damage when it slammed into the Bay Bridge on Jan. 7.

License suspended, training mandated for pilot who struck Bay Bridge in January

The pilot at the helm of the ship that struck the Bay…

jeff chiu/ap file photoThe Overseas Reymar caused $3 million in damage when it slammed into the Bay Bridge on Jan. 7.
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Train stations go silent

If Monday's travel patterns were any indication, Bay Area commuters heeded the…

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Bay Lights bulbs are blinking out

The Bay Lights installation is dancing out of sync, and organizers are…

Justin Sullivan/2012 Getty Images file photoThe opening of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge

Brown says safety fears could delay span opening

Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday that he does not know if the…

Justin Sullivan/2012 Getty Images file photoThe opening of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoBay Bridge engineers are still grappling with dozens of broken bolts on the new eastern span. Officials are loath to push back the Labor Day debut date

Government accountability can be hard

When the news broke last week that the Internal Revenue Service had…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoBay Bridge engineers are still grappling with dozens of broken bolts on the new eastern span. Officials are loath to push back the Labor Day debut date
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe Federal Highway Administration is launching an investigation into the Bay Bridge's faulty bolts.

Feds to probe repair work on bad Bay Bridge rods

The Federal Highway Administration on Monday said it is investigating California‚Äôs response…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe Federal Highway Administration is launching an investigation into the Bay Bridge's faulty bolts.
MIKE KOOZMIN/2013 S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOBay Bridge officials said a suicide deterrent structure was not determined as a requirement at the time the new span design was approved.

Bridge fix is no weekend project

Fixing a batch of broken bolts on the new Bay Bridge could…

MIKE KOOZMIN/2013 S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOBay Bridge officials said a suicide deterrent structure was not determined as a requirement at the time the new span design was approved.