Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) today announced the temporary suspension of cash toll collection at the region’s seven state-owned toll bridges in order to minimize toll collectors’
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Cash Toll Collection Suspended at Bay Area Bridges
Crews Complete Richmond-San Rafael Joint Replacements
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.
Final Week for Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Joint Replacements
Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority today issued the ninth in a weekly series of updates on the work underway to replace 31 joints on the westbound upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.
Transportation Foundation Honors Bay Area Projects
The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) yesterday named the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Eastbound Third Lane Pilot Project as its Freeway/Expressway Project of the Year for 2018.
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Joint Replacement Project Hits Home Stretch
Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority today issued the fourth of a weekly series of updates on the work underway to replace 31 joints on the westbound upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridg
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Joint Replacement Project Reaches Key Milestone
Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority today issued the first of a weekly series of updates on the work underway to replace 31 joints on the westbound upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
Orange and White: The Colors of (Express Lane) Construction Season
Just as orange poppies and trees with bursts of white blossoms herald the advent of spring in the Bay Area, the sudden appearance of orange fencing and white K-rails signals the start of improvements along the region's freeways.
SB 1 Funds Accelerate Caltrans’ Highway Repair Program
Caltrans today identified more than 120 highway maintenance projects around the state to be undertaken through June 2019 with new funding from the Senate Bill 1 transportation financing package approved last year by the state Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Caltrans, East Bay Regional Park District Sign Lease for Historic, Newly-Restored Bridge Yard Building
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and East Bay Regional Park District (Park District) today signed a 10‑year lease for the historic, newly-renovated Bridge Yard Building, previ
511 Tracking Travel Disruptions in Fire Zones
Update as of November 1, 2017: With the North Bay fires contained, 511 has discontinued posting of fire-related road closures and transit disruptions.
Adapting to Rising Tides Bay Area (Short Report) March 2020
I-880 Express Lanes March 2020 Construction Update
Bay Bridge Metering Lights Traffic Advisory Week of Feb 23, 2020
Bay Bridge Metering Lights System Upgrade--Sept 2019 BATA Contract
Bay Bridge Metering Lights System Upgrade Overview 2018
The Final Implosion of the Old Bay Bridge East Span
Caltrans has finished its demolition of the old Bay Bridge East Span a year ahead of schedule, and 10 million dollars below budget, with a stupendous final implosion of the final two piers.
Original East Span Pier Implosions
Watch two marine foundations from the original Bay Bridge implode in less than 30 seconds!
MTC 2016 Awards: Dr. Brian Maroney
Brian Maroney, who serves as Caltrans’ chief bridge engineer, is this year’s recipient of the Greta Ericson Distinguished Service Award.
Bay Bridge Joint Replacement (West Span)
Since October, early morning commuters on the Bay Bridge have been dealing with lane closures so Caltrans can replace expansion joints which have been in place since 1936.
TRIP Report Documents California's Road Condition Crisis
National researchers, Caltrans and regional authorities are sounding the alarm about California’s streets and roads.
Bay Bridge Ramps to Yerba Buena Island & Treasure Island
Videographer Mark Jones reports from the scene below the Bay Bridge, where the San Francisco Transportation County Transportation Authority is constructing westbound on- and off-ramps that will con