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Bay Bridge Report: Caltrans Worked to Keep Construction Flaws Quiet

August 1, 2014 | 8:20 am

Bay Bridge Report: Caltrans Worked to Keep Construction Flaws Quiet

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Probe alleges officials tried to hide errors. Agency says report is flawed and changes have been made.

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DeSaulnier Wants Criminal Probe of Bay Bridge Construction

July 28, 2014 | 10:45 am

DeSaulnier Wants Criminal Probe of Bay Bridge Construction

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Concord Democrat says upcoming investigative report raises new questions about project’s oversight.

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Video: During Demolition, One Last View from the Old Bay Bridge

June 19, 2014 | 7:00 am

Video: During Demolition, One Last View from the Old Bay Bridge

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In the shadow of the glistening new Bay Bridge, the original eastern span is coming down piece by piece.

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New Problem With Bay Bridge Span Could Pose Danger in Quake

May 16, 2014 | 9:35 am

New Problem With Bay Bridge Span Could Pose Danger in Quake

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A seemingly innocuous decision made during construction could threaten crucial cable anchors.

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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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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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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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What a Bore! New Caldecott Tunnel Opens to Traffic

November 18, 2013 | 11:15 am

What a Bore! New Caldecott Tunnel Opens to Traffic

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Now, four lanes of traffic can move in both directions all day long.

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Anti-Tunnel Group Says State Is Stealing Its Signs

July 15, 2013 | 12:30 pm

Anti-Tunnel Group Says State Is Stealing Its Signs

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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 […]

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