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Caltrans Engineers Testing Bay Bridge Bolts For Long-Term Rusting

August 2, 2013 | 4:30 pm

Caltrans Engineers Testing Bay Bridge Bolts For Long-Term Rusting

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By Francesca Segre At the foot of the Bay Bridge in Oakland, a research laboratory is in full swing. Engineers are testing the strength of bolts that are similar to those that snapped on the new span of the Bay Bridge earlier this year. Caltrans Engineer Bill Casey says the engineers are submerging the bolts […]

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Bay Bridge Short-Term Fix a ‘Go,’ Still No Word on Opening Date

July 26, 2013 | 1:13 pm

Bay Bridge Short-Term Fix a ‘Go,’ Still No Word on Opening Date

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP)  Crews will install a temporary fix for broken seismic safety bolts on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge while long-term repairs are being conducted, but officials are still not sure if the work will allow the span to open Labor Day weekend, a spokesman said Friday. The California Department of Transportation ordered steel […]

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