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Tag: San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

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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Bay Bridge? Willie Brown Bridge? Fight Over Span’s Name Erupts

September 13, 2013 | 10:19 am

Bay Bridge? Willie Brown Bridge? Fight Over Span’s Name Erupts

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Lawsuit follows Legislature’s vote to rename Bay Bridge after former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown.

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Gawkers Hold Up Bay Bridge Commute Traffic, in a Good Way

September 6, 2013 | 1:18 pm

Gawkers Hold Up Bay Bridge Commute Traffic, in a Good Way

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Low travel speeds mark the morning commute as people take in the new span and savor the experience.

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5 Things You Should Know About the Bay Bridge Closure

August 28, 2013 | 2:31 pm

5 Things You Should Know About the Bay Bridge Closure

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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 […]

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February 28, 2011 | 4:34 pm

Video Report: Hoisting Bay Bridge’s Tower Segment

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Crews working on the “signature tower” for the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge took another step toward finishing the job today. They’re hoisting the tower’s fourth segment into place, which will bring the structure to 480 feet high—just 45 feet short of its ultimate heights. Caltrans has all the information on […]

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