In the shadow of the glistening new Bay Bridge, the original eastern span is coming down piece by piece.
A seemingly innocuous decision made during construction could threaten crucial cable anchors.
Ill-fitting plates on roadbed are deemed only a ‘minor misalignment.’
Confirmation that Caltrans actually discovered the leaks in the steel superstructure last December.
Study describes agency’s ‘institutionalized lack of transparency’ in responding to the project’s flaws
Engineers’ critique of official bridge reports finds vulnerabilities that still need to be addressed.
Now, four lanes of traffic can move in both directions all day long.
Sign-stealing is a hallmark of local politics. But Stockton-based Restore The Delta isn’t blaming a bunch of campaign volunteers for some missing protest signs. It’s blaming the California Department of Transportation. The group opposes one of Gov. Jerry Brown’s top priorities: two massive tunnels that would divert water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Save Our […]
Update at 1:10 p.m: Caltrans has responded to the Sacramento Bee report: “All the Skyway tendons are stressed, properly grouted, and performing as designed and will do so for the next 150 years.” Update at 10:15 a.m: Governor Jerry Brown said that he takes safety concerns about the Bay Bridge “very seriously, and that thing’s […]
by Jason Dearen, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The new $6.3 billion eastern portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge still “has a fighting chance” to open this year, despite concerns over structural issues, officials overseeing its construction said Tuesday. Citing myriad problems that have dogged the span’s construction, state lawmakers grilled the officials […]