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Last of the old Bay Bridge east span comes down  Eastern Span: The last chunk of the old eastern half, which over the years carried 3 billion motorists to San Francisco, got hauled off to the junkyard Caltrans finds series of weak spots in Yerba Buena Tunnel Caltrans implodes old Bay Bridge pier   Eastern Span: Caltrans has completed the implosion of a pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge at 7 a.m. Saturday Bay Bridge pier implosion delayed until Nov. 14. Eastern Span Caltrans undo huge speed bump that slowed traffic CHP probing whether Bay Bridge critics were muzzled  The state transportation secretary was concerned about reports that officials silenced engineers who called attention to shoddy work Bay Bridge lanes closed for emergency repair. Western Span Rain reveals leaks on Bay Bridge's new span. Eastern Span Bay Bridge bike, pedestrian path opens New Bay Bridge span a big hit with commuters New eastern span of Bay Bridge open

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year 2016 Top ^

Oct.29  Caltrans implosed another section of original Bay Bridge
May.12  Panel OKs $15 million plan to keep Bay Bridge rods from failing
Feb.4  Demolition of Bay Bridge's old eastern span reaches milestone

year 2015 Top ^

Oct.12  Experts urge quick action to protect Bay Bridge cable
Sep.24  Bay Bridge panel penalizes main contractor for construction woes
Jun.4  Steel rods that anchor span flooded with saltwater
Feb.17  Broken radar beacon on Bay Bridge now fixed

year 2014 Top ^

Nov.13  Bridge fix without dreaded steel plates
Aug.28  Bay Bridge project's rainy-day money is nearly gone
May.16  New Bay Bridge defect could be trouble in earthquake
Feb.25  Caltrans encouraged by new tests of bridge rods
Feb.24  Bay Bridge designer warned Caltrans in 2010 of weld weakness
Jan.24  Hearing focuses on mistakes made on Bay Bridge

year 2013 Top ^

Nov.12  Demolition of original Bay Bridge begins today
  Eastern Span: Lt. Gov. Gavin News performed the ceremonial chain cutting at the newly refurbished toll plaza with help from SF Mayo and Oakland Mayor
 Many challenges faced during the project, technical issues like the broken bolts and political battles over the span's design that led to escalating cost
 New Bay Bridge ready for on-time opening  Bay Bridge managers hoping for an early reopening Sep.1 Work moving quickly on new Bay Bridge span  Eastern Span: Round-the-clock work to open the new eastern span is proceeding smoothly and transportation officials are putting the finishing touches on a ceremony Aug.31  Construction work on Bay Bridge moving smoothly Aug.30  Caltrans: Bay Bridge on schedule for Tuesday opening  Work on Bay Bridge remains on schedule Aug.29 Caltrans: Bay Bridge construction going 'very well'  A Caltrans spokesman reports that overnight construction work has gone 'very well" and everything is 'definitely on schedule' Aug.28   Bay Bridge closed; transition to new span underway
  The bridge is closed in both directions as crews begin the transitioning to the new eastern span; To remain closed through Labor Day weekend.    Last car crosses the 1936 version of Bay Bridge, endi...
Aug.20  Crews applying final touches to Bay Bridge Aug.15 New Bay Bridge span set to open on September 3  After decades of debate and years of construction, the newer and safer version of the Bay Bridge will finally become a reality in just a few weeks Jul.8 Bay Bridge eastern span opening delayed  Eastern Span: The problem-plagued new span will not be ready to open over Labor Day as scheduled - and possibly not until December - transportation officials... May.29  Bolt problem on bike path of new Bay Bridge May.13 Feds to probe repair work on bad Bay Bridge rods Apr.17   Caltrans ordered tests for Bay Bridge bolts in 2008  Caltrans documents show that the agency was worried about the now-broken bolts on the new Bay Bridge long before they actually failed Mar.27 Cost of fixing faulty Bay Bridge bolts unclear
  A construction defect that could prove to be a major safety setback, discovered in some large bolts that are supposed to help hold the bridge together
Feb.21 Crane falls over on new eastern span of Bay Bridge   Eastern Span: A crane fell over while working on the new eastern span in the first significant construction accident at the site of the new spa

year 2012 Top ^

Feb.19 Bridge reopens early thanks to fair weather   Work crews finished paving and re-aligning the westbound lanes Sunday evening and began opening access to the bridge at around 7 p Feb.18  Bay Bridge construction running on schedule

year 2011 Top ^

Dec.19   Bay Bridge crews to begin stringing cables  This week construction crews will begin the process of stringing the new main cable that will cradle the single-tower suspension span Oct.28 New piece connects Bay Bridge span Mar.1  Suspension tower's 4th piece of 5 rising

year 2010 Top ^

Oct.25   Construction underway on new tower  Eastern Span: Caltrans is moving huge sections of the new eastern span into place -- before bolting them down. Officials hope the sight of it won't affect... Jul.1 Few Problems As Bridge Tolls Go Up

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.22  Caltrans Completes Bridge Repair Dec.9 $2 Increase Likely For Commute Hours
Dec.7 Bridge To Stay Open During Beam Repairs Nov.2   Repairs Complete: Bay Bridge Reopens  The first cars drove through the toll plaza Monday morning, nearly a week after a failed repair sent debris falling onto the upper deck Oct.30 Bridge Fix To Continue Into Weekend Sep.19  Crews To Close Lanes, Inspect Repairs Sep.8 Bridge Reopens After Crack Fixed  The Bridge reopened just in time for the start of the work week. Crews were able to make a crucial repair a day ahead of schedule Sep.5 Crack Found May Delay Bridge Opening. Eastern Span

year 2007 Top ^

Nov.6 New bridge FasTrak lanes in effect
Oct.16  FasTrak Metering Lights To Speed Up Sep.3 Bridge Is Back In Business Sep.2  Bridge Repairs Progressing Smoothly Aug.31 Bridge Closes; Caltrans Begins Work
  Caltrans began closing all onramps at 8 p.m. The crews have started the seismic retrofit operation that prompted the closure.    The bridge is closed through 5 a.m. Tuesday as crews replace a 350-f...
Jan.1 Bay Area Bridge Tolls Increased

year 2006 Top ^

Dec.7 Final Skyway Segment Placed
Jun.4 Eastban span had 10-hour closure Apr.20  Contractor Named For Suspension Project Apr.18  $1.43 Billion Deal Should Complete Work Mar.22  Two Bids For Suspension Span Jan.22 Caltrans Adds More FasTrak

year 2005 Top ^

Jun.27 New FasTrak lanes open without incident
Jun.24 Compromise Deal Reached on Bridge  Bay Area tolls will increase $1 under to keep in place the designs for a soaring suspension Bay Bridge May.4 Feds: Bay Bridge Welds Not Faulty. Eastern Span Apr.6 Welders: New Bridge Unsafe
  The FBI is investigating disturbing claims that the new span being built is riddled with defective welds Mar.5 Cranes Clear Bay Spans. Golden Gate Bridge

year 2004 Top ^

Dec.10 Simpler Plan Chosen for Span
Sep.30  Project Could Get Redesign Aug.16 Bay Area Might Be Stuck with Bridge Bill  The state blames the upscale signature design for more than half of the cost overrun Jul.1   Bridges Tolls Go Up a Buck  Bay Area Bridges: Voters approved Measure 2, raising $125-million a year for a number of transportation projects May.27 Bridge bid comes in $1 billion over target

year 2003 Top ^

Feb.14 Security zones around bridges
. Golden Gate Bridge

year 2002 Top ^

May.1 Big cranes slip under bridge
Jan.23  $1.04 billion contract
before year 2000
Nov. 12, 1936   San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge opened
Map of San Francisco%96Oakland Bay Bridge San Francisco
  A complex of bridges spanning San Francisco Bay The direct road between San Francisco and Oakland, it carries about 240,000 vehicles a day