The Toll Bridge Program Oversight Committee held its last meeting, wrapping up more than a decade of work that saved toll payers hundreds of millions of dollars and years of delays as the Bay Bridge and eight other state-owned toll bridges achieved seismic safety.
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
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Toll Bridge Seismic Oversight Committee Holds Final Meeting
Weekend Blow-up to Close Last Chapter in Bay Bridge Demolition
A series of controlled implosions set for noon this Saturday, Sept.
NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California, Oakland A’s and San Francisco Giants Introduce ‘The Bridge’ Trophy
NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California (@NBCSAuthentic) – “Home of Authentic Bay Area Sports” – and Major League Baseball’s Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) and San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants
Daylight Saving Time Brings Changes to Bay Bridge Bike/Ped Path Hours
Adapted from a Caltrans release.
Caltrans has announced longer hours for the bicycle/pedestrian path on the East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Bay Bridge Wreath Returns to Mark Holiday Season
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.
New Westbound I-80 Bay Bridge Ramps Smooth Access to and From Yerba Buena Island and Treasure Island
The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) opened the new westbound Interstate 80 on- and off-ramps connecting Yerba Buena Island and Treasure Island to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to traffic on October 22, 2016.
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Bike Path Opens to Yerba Buena Island on Sunday
Caltrans has completed the final segment of the 4.5-mile San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (East Span) Bicycle/Pedestrian Path connecting the current bike path from Emeryville with the new endpoint on Yerba Buena Island, and will open it for use around noon on Sunday, October 23.
Old Bay Bridge East Span Has Steel Appeal
Bay Area artists, landscape architects, designers and planners toured a salvage yard at the demolition site of the original East Span to view steel elements that are included in the Oakland Museum’s Bay Bridge Steel Program.
Bay Bridge Forward to Deliver Congestion Relief to San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge corridor will soon see congestion relief with a $40 million investment from MTC through the “Bay Bridge Forward” initiative.
The Bay Lights to Shine on Beginning Jan. 30
The Bay Lights, the brilliant LED sculpture that graced the West Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge from 2013 to 2015, officially will be re-lit at 7:25 p.m.
Updated: Bay Bridge Metering Lights Traffic Advisory Week of March 22, 2020
Bay Bridge Metering Lights Traffic Advisory Week of March 22, 2020
Bay Bridge Metering Lights Traffic Advisory Week of March 1, 2020
Bay Bridge Metering Lights Traffic Advisory Week of Feb 23, 2020
Bay Bridge Metering Lights System Upgrade--Sept 2019 BATA Contract
As the old Bay Bridge East Span was being dismantled, and its foundation piers demolished by implosions, the decision was made to retain some of the piers as tangible reminders of the original span
Treasure Island Bay Bridge Steel
The old East span of the Bay Bridge may be gone, but artists are making sure it will never be forgotten. MTC & Caltrans set aside 450 tons of salvage steel for art projects all over California.
Bay Bridge Pedestrian Project
When the new Bay Bridge East Span opened in 2013, pedestrians and bicyclists fell in love with the 15-foot-wide shared-use pathway that stretched initially from Oakland to the iconic single tower a
Original East Span Pier Implosions
Watch two marine foundations from the original Bay Bridge implode in less than 30 seconds!
Old East Span Pier Implosion
This weekend started off with a boom!
Bay Bridge East Span's 288-foot Truss Removal
On November 2, Caltrans’ removal of the original East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge continued eastward toward the Oakland shoreline.
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Bike Path Opens to Yerba Buena Island
The Bay Bridge East Span bicycle/pedestrian path opened all the way from Oakland to its Yerba Buena Island landing for the first time on Sunday, October 23, 2016. One east side access po
Salvage Steel Art Project
Artists should probably be clamoring for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to express their talents with a once-in-a-lifetime medium: actual steel from the Bay Bridge.
Bay Bridge Demolition: The 504 Lowering
In 1935, raising the five 504 Trusses on the Bay Bridge involved driving hundreds of piles into the Bay.
Light It Up!
The Bay Lights on the West Span of the Bay Bridge have been turned off for 11 months so that a new, more-robust LED system could be installed. The privately-funded art program, inspired by artist L