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MTC, ABAG Respond to Covid-19 Emergency
Top Stories
Monday, March 23, 2020

MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) have made several important but temporary operational changes in response to the Covid-19 outbreak and the continuing public health emergency.

Crews Complete Richmond-San Rafael Joint Replacements
Top Stories
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Work crews this morning completed the final concrete pour of the months-long project to replace 31 expansion joints on the westbound upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.

Toll Authority Issues Statement on Court Order Upholding Regional Measure 3
News Release
Monday, April 8, 2019

MTC and BATA today issued the following statement on the ruling filed last week by Judge Ethan P. Schulman of the Superior Court for the City and County of San Francisco.

Bay Bridge Wreath Returns to Mark Holiday Season
Top Stories
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Keeping with a great tradition started nearly eighty years ago, Caltrans and Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) workers again this year have hung a wreath above the Bay Bridge’s westbound entrance to the Yerba Buena Tunnel to mark the holiday season.

Wreath Returns to Bring Holiday Cheer To Bay Bridge Travelers
News Release
Tuesday, December 1, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — Caltrans and Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) crews this week completed their annual installation of a festive holiday wreath above the Bay Bridge’s westbound Yerba Buena Island Tunnel

New “Green” Bay Bridge Maintenance Complex Opens
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Caltrans and MTC today cut the ribbon for a new, state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly LEED Gold certified Maintenance Complex that will serve the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and conso

Bridge Officials Give Go-Ahead to Permanent Bay Lights
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Monday, December 15, 2014

Update: December 17, 2014

FasTrak® Customer Service Center to Close for Weekend System Upgrade
News Release
Thursday, October 30, 2014

OAKLAND, CA The FasTrak Customer Service Center will close this weekend for an upgrade to its customer account system.

Construction Begins on $50M State Route 160/Highway 4 Direct Connector Ramps Project
Top Stories
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Work on a much-needed connection between the Antioch Bridge and Highway 4 began this morning with a brief groundbreaking ceremony.

TBPOC Puts Bay Bridge Demolition Back on Schedule
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Monday, March 24, 2014

The Toll Bridge Program Oversight Committee (TBPOC) announced today a plan to simultaneously remove the east and west halves of the original Bay Bridge’s cantilever, which will put the removal of t


Bay Bridge Metering Lights System Upgrade--Sept 2019 BATA Contract
BATA Contract _SFOBB_ML_SysUpgrade_2019.pdf (191.21 KB)
Bay Bridge Metering Lights System Upgrade Overview 2018
SFOBB-ML-Upgrade-Project Overview-ITS-CA-presentation-2018.pdf (3.48 MB)
Bay Bridge Metering Lights System Upgrade--Jan 2020 Fact Sheet
SFOBB Metering LIghts Fact Sheet_01_13_20.pdf (430.75 KB)
August 14, 2019 Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Joint Replacement Update
RSR_JointReplacement_factsheet_8.14.19.pdf (777.21 KB)


Original East Span Pier Implosions
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Watch two marine foundations from the original Bay Bridge implode in less than 30 seconds!