San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

News and Stories

Oakland Students Are Engineers for a Day
Top Stories
Thursday, April 3, 2014

They aren’t old enough to drive across a bridge, but that didn’t deter Lafayette Elementary School fourth and fifth-graders from donning hard hats and safety vests and learning how to build one.

TBPOC Puts Bay Bridge Demolition Back on Schedule
Top Stories
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

Left Coast Lifter Departure
Top Stories
Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Minor follow-up work continues on the new Bay Bridge East Span, but the biggest tool that was used on the project is on the move.

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge: Permanent Fix for Broken Rods Now in Place
Top Stories
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Caltrans has completed the installation of the saddles on the new East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, which replaces the seismic safety function of the broken rods and the temporary

East Span Inspires Kid Creations
Top Stories
Friday, December 13, 2013

A dozen or so three- and four-year-olds stretched out their arms and swayed back and forth.

Iconic East Span Adorns New Clipper Card
Top Stories
Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Put a piece of Bay Bridge history in your pocket! A new Clipper® transit fare card celebrates the recent September 2013 opening of the new Bay Bridge East Span.

Demolition of Original Bay Bridge East Span Begins in Earnest
Top Stories
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

There’s a certain poignancy to the fact that full-scale demolition of the original Bay Bridge East Span Bay Bridge started today, on the 77th anniversary of span’s opening on November 12, 1936.

Public Invited to Gateway Park Scoping Meeting Nov. 14
News Release
Tuesday, November 12, 2013

OAKLAND, CA — A public scoping meeting will be held Thursday, Nov. 14, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Troll's New Guard Post is Oakland Museum
Top Stories
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Trolls are notorious shape-shifters, but the famous Bay Bridge troll chose to remain in his original form during his installation in the Oakland Museum of California on Tuesday. 

Roll Out the Trolls: A Changing of the Guard on the Bay Bridge East Span
Top Stories
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

The surprise appearance of the famous Bay Bridge troll was celebrated as a highlight of the Labor Day opening ceremonies for the new East Span.

Documents

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)
BATA 2019-21 Toll Schedule (Adopted Dec. 2018)
BATA-2019-Toll-Schedule-Dec-2018.pdf (2 MB)
Toll History 1926-2019
BATA Toll History thru 2019.pdf (259.46 KB)

Media

Paving the Self-Anchored Suspension Span
Paving the Self-Anchored Suspension Span
Photo Gallery
Friday, July 12, 2013
East Span catwalk removal
Crews Dismantle East Span Catwalks
Photo Gallery
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

After years of building up the new Bay Bridge East Span, crews have entered a new phase of the massive construction project: taking things down.

Bay Bridge Toll Plaza Upgrade
Bay Bridge Toll Plaza Upgrade
Photo Gallery
Monday, April 15, 2013

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge toll plaza renovation has made significant progress since construction began in early December 2012.

Final Deck Section of New Bay Bridge Placed
Final Deck Section of New Bay Bridge Placed
Photo Gallery
Saturday, March 9, 2013

The final deck section of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge’s new East Span was poured into place today, marking another milestone in the completion of the new East Span.

New Bay Bridge Toll Headquarters
Video
Monday, May 21, 2012
Bay Bridge News: Presidents' Day Weekend 2012
Video
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Bay Bridge News: YBI Transition Structure
Video
Friday, February 10, 2012
Bay Bridge 75th Anniversary
Video
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The Bay Bridge is celebrating its 75th Anniversary this year.