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New Bay Bridge Span Safe Despite Problems, Officials Say

February 25, 2014 | 5:58 pm

New Bay Bridge Span Safe Despite Problems, Officials Say

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Ill-fitting plates on roadbed are deemed only a ‘minor misalignment.’

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Outgoing Official: Caltrans Should Have Reported Bay Bridge Leaks Earlier

February 19, 2014 | 6:25 pm

Outgoing Official: Caltrans Should Have Reported Bay Bridge Leaks Earlier

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Confirmation that Caltrans actually discovered the leaks in the steel superstructure last December.

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Behold the Willie L. Brown Jr. Bridge

February 11, 2014 | 11:50 am

Behold the Willie L. Brown Jr. Bridge

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Over the objections of Gov. Jerry Brown and many locals, Bay Bridge span renamed for former mayor.

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Report Blasts Caltrans for Handling of Bay Bridge Construction Problems

January 23, 2014 | 12:57 pm

Report Blasts Caltrans for Handling of Bay Bridge Construction Problems

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Study describes agency’s ‘institutionalized lack of transparency’ in responding to the project’s flaws

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Beauty and Time Compressed: A Small Collection of Favorite Time-Lapse Videos

January 15, 2014 | 9:03 am

Beauty and Time Compressed: A Small Collection of Favorite Time-Lapse Videos

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Speeded-up but poetic perspectives that capture the beauty of the Bay Area and the world beyond.

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More Questions About Durability of Steel Parts on New Bay Bridge

December 9, 2013 | 2:38 pm

More Questions About Durability of Steel Parts on New Bay Bridge

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Engineers’ critique of official bridge reports finds vulnerabilities that still need to be addressed.

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Memorial for Those Who Died on Old Bay Bridge Span

November 8, 2013 | 3:28 pm

Memorial for Those Who Died on Old Bay Bridge Span

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CHP and anti-drunk-driving group sponsor event for those who lost family members in bridge crashes.

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Bay Bridge Demolition Delayed — Long Live the Demolition

November 6, 2013 | 11:15 am

Bay Bridge Demolition Delayed — Long Live the Demolition

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As we wait for the eastern span to come down, we ponder notable demolitions of recent and distant past.

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Bay Bridge Bicycle Path Now Has Set Hours

November 1, 2013 | 8:27 am

Bay Bridge Bicycle Path Now Has Set Hours

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Previously open from “dawn to dusk,” the path now has hours of 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m

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Legislators Toss Gov. Brown Some 400 Bills at Deadline

September 13, 2013 | 4:41 pm

Legislators Toss Gov. Brown Some 400 Bills at Deadline

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Fracking, raising the minimum wage, and driver’s licenses for immigrants top the list.

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