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Officials Gather to Mark Start of Construction of Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Deterrent System
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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Politicians, community advocates, and transportation agencies came together this morning to commemorate the beginning of construction of the suicide deterrent system on the Golden Gate Bridge.

MTC Closes Funding Gap for Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier
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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

It’s full speed ahead for the Golden Gate Bridge suicide deterrent project, thanks to an infusion of $40 million approved by MTC today.

Doyle Drive/Presidio Parkway: After the Closure Pain, a Gain for Motorists
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Monday, July 13, 2015

There is a year of landscaping yet to do, and some overnight restriping of lanes, but San Francisco's new and improved connector to the Golden Gate Bridge is open to traffic.

Doyle Drive Closure
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Thursday, July 9, 2015

San Francisco’s Doyle Drive will shut down for nearly four days this weekend, making travel to and through the Golden Gate Bridge difficult.

New Website Lets Residents Monitor Bay Area's Vital Signs
News Release
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today unveiled its innovative Vital Signs website (vitalsigns.mtc.ca

Golden Gate Bridge & Highway 101 Closure in January 2015
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Monday, December 22, 2014

UPDATE: Sunday, January 11, 2015, 10 p.m.

MTC Approves $27 Million for Suicide Barriers on Golden Gate Bridge
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Commission today approved $27 million for the construction of suicide deterrents on the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Deterrent System
Video
Friday, April 14, 2017

The first suicide on the Golden Gate Bridge happened three months after it opened in 1937.

Dianne Feinstein and Nancy Pelosi greet the crowd.
Ceremony: Beginning of the Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Deterrent System Construction Project
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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Politicians, community advocates, and transportation agencies came together on April 13, 2017, to commemorate the beginning of construction of the suicide deterrent system on the Golden Gate Bridge

South approach looking east
Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier Renderings
Photo Gallery
Thursday, December 22, 2016

It’s full speed ahead for the Golden Gate Bridge suicide deterrent project, thanks to an infusion of of funding from MTC to close a gap in the project's $204 million budget. At their December 2016

MTC 2016 Awards: Golden Gate Bridge Moveable Median Barrier
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District was named an Award of Merit winner for successfully installing the Moveable Median Barrier and making related traffic control improvement

Golden Gate Bridge Closure and Median Barrier Installation
Golden Gate Bridge Closure and Median Barrier Installation
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Thursday, February 12, 2015
The closure of the Golden Gate Bridge over the weekend of January 10-11, 2015, was a rare opportunity to capture the span sans traffic, along with the new moveable median barrier that was installed th