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This rendering of the pinned boomerang deck design is one of several options for affixing a pedestrian and cycle path to the Willie Brown Bay Bridge. (Courtesy Bay Bridge Toll Authority)

Bike path designs for western span of Bay Bridge unveiled

Those dreaming of walking or biking across the Bay Bridge have new…

 

Caltrans has proposed widening a 1.3-mile stretch of Highway 1 in Pacifica. (Brendan Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Highway 1 widening proposal in Pacifica remains contentious

Proponents of a plan to widen part of state Highway 1 appeared…

 

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerAfter a closure scheduled for the end of this month

Doyle Drive to finally reopen, construction closure planned

The saga of Doyle Drive is nearing its end. After a closure…

 

Labor Day weekend closure of I-280 stretch reopens ahead of schedule

A northbound stretch of Interstate 280 through San Francisco reopened to motorists…

Northbound I-280 stretch in SF to close for bridge work through Labor Day

Caltrans will close a stretch of northbound Interstate 280 through San Francisco…

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

Lawmaker calls for criminal probe of work on Bay Bridge span

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A state lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation…

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

Part of I-280 to remain closed for weekend

Wednesday night marked the start of a planned five-day closure on a…

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

Report: Caltrans overrode worries about Bay Bridge

The decision by California transportation officials to hire a Chinese company that…

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
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

Caltrans says Bay Bridge rods need to be adjusted

Some of the anchor rods that hold in place strands of the…

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
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

Removal of old Bay Bridge span to be sped up with $12.7 million contract increase

Transportation officials are growing the workforce that is dismantling the old eastern…

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
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 mistakes are focus of hearing in Sacramento

After numerous delays and cost overruns, pressure to complete the new $6.4…

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/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.

Bay Bridge construction raises major questions

Troubling new questions have been raised about the construction of the new…

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.
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.

Report: Caltrans allowed bad welds in Bay Bridge

A California Senate report released Wednesday on the construction of the new…

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.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoDavid Grieshaber

Contest to design home out of Bay Bridge pieces launched

A Brisbane man hoping to build self-sustaining structures out of scraps from…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoDavid Grieshaber
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Demolition of Bay Bridge's old eastern span to be as involved as original construction

The Bay Bridge's original east span was so state-of-the-art 80 years ago…

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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
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
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
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Negotiators back to table as BART strike looms

With a Sunday night deadline approaching, negotiations between the San Francisco Bay…

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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