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Demolition of Old Bay Bridge East Span Enters New Phase: Removal of Smaller Truss Sections
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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Caltrans’ demolition of the original East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge continues eastward toward the Oakland shoreline, with a new phase commencing on November 2, 2016: dismantling the smaller spans, with the operation to remove the first of the 288-foot trusses.


SFOBB Metering Lights System Upgrade Project: Presentation at ITS California, October 2018
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Fact Sheet: Labor Day Closure (2007)
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Media advisory, 8-30-07
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Bay Bridge Steel Repurposed for Art
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The Toll Bridge Program Oversight Committee approved in 2014 a program to salvage some 450 tons of steel from the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for creative reuse in publ

New Vista Point at Yerba Buena Island
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority, in cooperation with the Bay Area Toll Authority, Caltrans and Treasure Island Development Authority, opened the Vista Point visitor area on Yerba

Bay Bridge Demolition: The 504 Lowering
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

In 1935, raising the five 504 Trusses on the Bay Bridge involved driving hundreds of piles into the Bay.

Bay Bridge Toll Plaza Upgrade
Bay Bridge Toll Plaza Upgrade
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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.

Final Deck Section of New Bay Bridge Placed
Final Deck Section of New Bay Bridge Placed
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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.