San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

News and Stories

Bay Bridge Closure Ends Seven Hours Early, New East Span Welcomes First Cars
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Monday, September 2, 2013

The closed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge came to life late this Labor Day afternoon as a ceremonial procession of classic and contemporary cars holding officials and special guests made a ceremo

Time Lapse: Bay Bridge New East Span, 2008 – 2013
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Sunday, September 1, 2013

Time Lapse: Bay Bridge New East Span, 2008 – 2013

Bridge Closure Begins in Preparation for East Span Opening
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Friday, August 30, 2013

An era came to an end on Wednesday night with a small symbolic act: a lone vintage Model T Ford rolled through the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge toll plaza just past 8 p.m.

New Bay Bridge East Span Bike-Pedestrian Path Set to Open
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Monday, August 26, 2013

Among the finishing touches underway on the new Bay Bridge East Span last week was the preparation of temporary wooden modules to extend the span’s bike path the final distance to the Oakland shore

Lighting the Bay Bridge East Span
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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

A stunner by day, the new Bay Bridge East Span is even more spectacular at night, as evidenced by this gallery of photos from testing this week of the roadway lighting system.

Bay Bridge/New East Span: Exhibits and Installations 2013-2014
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Thursday, August 1, 2013

In conjunction with the September 2013 opening of the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge East Span, museums and art galleries throughout the Bay Area are celebrating the new span and honoring the

Bay Bridge Lighting
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Thursday, August 1, 2013

The new Bay Bridge will have lighting like no other bridge.

Fabrication of Saddle for Bay Bridge East Span’s Self-Anchored Suspension Span
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Thursday, August 1, 2013

Members of the media were invited yesterday to tour the steel plant in Vallejo that is fabricating key parts of the saddle system that will help secure seismic gear on the new East Span of the San

Bay Bridge East Span: Paving of Self-Anchored Suspension Span Under Way
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Friday, July 12, 2013

Bay Bridge crews are paving the way for the new eastern span’s completion — literally.

Bay Bridge Toll Plaza Upgrade Makes Progress
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Monday, April 15, 2013

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

Documents

Bay Bridge SAS Tower Placement Event
Tower_Factsheet.pdf (2.1 MB)
Lighting the East Span
SFOBB_lighting_fact_sheet.pdf (1.39 MB)
Bay Bridge Trail Map
Bay_Bridge_Trail_map.pdf (269.56 KB)

Media

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge New East Span: Grillage lifted into place
Video
Monday, April 18, 2011

The 5th Lift on the New Bay Bridge has just successfully concluded. A single piece called the Grillage now connects all four Tower Legs together for the first time.

Bay Bridge Cabling Underway
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Wednesday, January 19, 2011