So smooth, it was like sliding in a drawer. That’s how one local news organization described the delicate process of rolling in a new 6,500-ton segment of the upper deck of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge over Labor Day weekend.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) and its predecessor, the California High-Speed Rail Commission, have been assessing the feasibility of a statewide high-speed rail (HSR) system for more than 10 years.
The Assembly-Senate Conference Committee on the FY 2007-08 state budget began its deliberations last Friday, June 1.
Tens of thousands of cyclists across the Bay Area took to the streets for a zero emission commute on Bike to Work Day yesterday. Over 190 Energizer Stations were strategically placed around the Bay to support the event.
Update: Tower Footing Arrives
The last two massive concrete deck segments that make up the Skyway of the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge East Span were lifted into place mid-morning on December 7 in a balancing act that is an engineering achievement in itself.
Richmond — The resurfacing of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge deck is proceeding smoothly, and is in fact ahead of schedule. Caltrans is now proceeding with the final phase of the project, and expects all work to be complete by mid-November.