Tag: Bay Bridge
The new eastern span of the Bay Bridge opened Monday night, hours ahead of schedule.
The best photos from the week’s news events and happenings.
A wall of fog fell across the Bay Bridge minutes before the last cars would pass over on Wednesday night. It was the final curtain call for a span that had connected the East Bay to Treasure Island for decades. Complete take on the morning commute. A Morning Commute Without the Bay Bridge By Thursday […]
1. The bridge is closing. Hopefully by now you’ve heard the news that the Bay Bridge is closing tonight (Wednesday, Aug. 28) at 8 p.m., and is scheduled to remain closed until next Tuesday morning, Sept. 3, at 5 a.m. If you need to get to San Francisco International Airport at 2 a.m. Friday from […]
By Dan Brekke, Jon Brooks, Katharine Fong and Lisa Pickoff-White Need to get to work from the East Bay to San Francisco on Thursday? Heading from the city to Berkeley for a Labor Day barbecue? The Bay Bridge may be closing down for five days, but that doesn’t mean you need to put your plans […]
Are you ready, Bay Area? Ye Olde East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is about to be retired. “Rest in pieces!” said KPIX reporter Elizabeth Cook in a recent report. Whatever you think of the new span — its design, how much it cost to build, the contentious politics that delayed construction — […]
Lightning was spotted across the Bay Area on Aug. 19 in an unusual summer thunderstorm. Above, a view of lightning strikes beyond San Bruno Mountain from Potrero Hill in San Francisco. (Steve Byrne/Steve Byrne Photography) The new eastern span of the Bay Bridge as seen on Aug. 20. The eastbound deck (center) is exposed, […]
A Bay Area lawmaker says a controversial $20 million incentive package is just one symptom of a larger problem when it comes to the delay-plagued Bay Bridge construction project. Democrat Mark DeSaulnier chairs the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee. He’s been a major critic of the decades-long odyssey to build a new eastern Bay Bridge span. “By […]