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Work moving quickly on new Bay Bridge span. Eastern Span Caltrans: Bay Bridge construction going 'very well' Bay Bridge closed; transition to new span underway   The bridge is closed in both directions as crews begin the transitioning to the new eastern span; To remain closed through Labor Day weekend New Bay Bridge span set to open on September 3 Bay Bridge eastern span opening delayed. Eastern Span Caltrans ordered tests for Bay Bridge bolts in 2008 Cost of fixing faulty Bay Bridge bolts unclear   A construction defect that could prove to be a major safety setback, discovered in some large bolts that are supposed to help hold the bridge... Crane falls over on new eastern span of Bay Bridge. Eastern Span Bridge reopens early thanks to fair weather Bay Bridge crews to begin stringing cables Repairs Complete: Bay Bridge Reopens Bridge Reopens After Crack Fixed Bridge Is Back In Business Bridge Closes; Caltrans Begins Work  Caltrans began closing all onramps at 8 p.m. The crews have started the seismic retrofit operation that prompted the closure Feds: Bay Bridge Welds Not Faulty. Eastern Span Bridge bid comes in $1 billion over target San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge opened Map of San Francisco%96Oakland Bay Bridge San Francisco  A complex of bridges spanning San Francisco Bay The direct road between San Francisco and Oakland, it carries about 240,000 vehicles a day
Last of the old Bay Bridge east span comes down. Eastern Span Caltrans implodes old Bay Bridge pier. Eastern Span CHP probing whether Bay Bridge critics were muzzled Bay Bridge lanes closed for emergency repair. Western Span Rain reveals leaks on Bay Bridge's new span. Eastern Span New eastern span of Bay Bridge open


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Last of the old Bay Bridge east span comes down  Eastern Span: The last chunk of the old eastern half, which over the years carried 3 billion motorists to San Francisco, got hauled off to the junkyard Caltrans implosed another section of original Bay Bridge. Eastern Span Demolition of Bay Bridge's old eastern span reaches milestone. Eastern Span Caltrans implodes old Bay Bridge pier   Eastern Span: Caltrans has completed the implosion of a pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge at 7 a.m. Saturday Bay Bridge pier implosion delayed until Nov. 14. Eastern Span Experts urge quick action to protect Bay Bridge cable. Eastern Span CHP probing whether Bay Bridge critics were muzzled  The state transportation secretary was concerned about reports that officials silenced engineers who called attention to shoddy work Bay Bridge lanes closed for emergency repair   Western Span: A traffic alert has been issued for a work that needs to be done on the upper deck of the western span. A 2-by2 foot hole was discovered Rain reveals leaks on Bay Bridge's new span   Eastern Span: Transportation officials were disturbed to see water somewhere it shouldn't have been -- inside the new span of the Bay Bridge Demolition of original Bay Bridge begins today Bay Bridge bike, pedestrian path opens New Bay Bridge span a big hit with commuters New eastern span of Bay Bridge open


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Feb.4


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Nov.14
Nov.3
Oct.12
Sep.24  Bay Bridge panel penalizes main contractor for construction woes
Jun.4  Steel rods that anchor span flooded with saltwater


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Aug.28  Bay Bridge project's rainy-day money is nearly gone
Aug.5
May.16  New Bay Bridge defect could be trouble in earthquake
Apr.9
Feb.25  Caltrans encouraged by new tests of bridge rods
Feb.24  Bay Bridge designer warned Caltrans in 2010 of weld weakness
Feb.10
Jan.24  Hearing focuses on mistakes made on Bay Bridge
Jan.13  Bay Bridge bolt problem keeps soaking up money


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Dec.19  Caltrans says Bay Bridge bolt problem fixed
Nov.12
Sep.11  Bike path flaws add millions to Bay Bridge bill
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Sep.2
  Eastern Span: Lt. Gov. Gavin News performed the ceremonial chain cutting at the newly refurbished toll plaza with help from SF Mayo and Oakland Mayor
 Many challenges faced during the project, technical issues like the broken bolts and political battles over the span's design that led to escalating cost
New Bay Bridge ready for on-time opening. Eastern Span Bay Bridge managers hoping for an early reopening. Eastern Span Sep.1 Work moving quickly on new Bay Bridge span  Eastern Span: Round-the-clock work to open the new eastern span is proceeding smoothly and transportation officials are putting the finishing touches on a ceremony Aug.31 Construction work on Bay Bridge moving smoothly Aug.30 Caltrans: Bay Bridge on schedule for Tuesday opening. Eastern Span Work on Bay Bridge remains on schedule Aug.29 Caltrans: Bay Bridge construction going 'very well'  A Caltrans spokesman reports that overnight construction work has gone 'very well" and everything is 'definitely on schedule' Aug.28 Bay Bridge closed; transition to new span underway
  The bridge is closed in both directions as crews begin the transitioning to the new eastern span; To remain closed through Labor Day weekend.    Last car crosses the 1936 version of Bay Bridge, endi...
Aug.20 Crews applying final touches to Bay Bridge. Eastern Span Aug.17 Crews prepare to take down old Bay Bridge span Aug.15 New Bay Bridge span set to open on September 3  After decades of debate and years of construction, the newer and safer version of the Bay Bridge will finally become a reality in just a few weeks Jul.8 Bay Bridge eastern span opening delayed  Eastern Span: The problem-plagued new span will not be ready to open over Labor Day as scheduled - and possibly not until December - transportation officials... May.29 Bolt problem on bike path of new Bay Bridge May.13 Feds to probe repair work on bad Bay Bridge rods Apr.17 Caltrans ordered tests for Bay Bridge bolts in 2008  Caltrans documents show that the agency was worried about the now-broken bolts on the new Bay Bridge long before they actually failed Mar.27 Cost of fixing faulty Bay Bridge bolts unclear
  A construction defect that could prove to be a major safety setback, discovered in some large bolts that are supposed to help hold the bridge together
Feb.21 Crane falls over on new eastern span of Bay Bridge   Eastern Span: A crane fell over while working on the new eastern span in the first significant construction accident at the site of the new spa

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Feb.19 Bridge reopens early thanks to fair weather   Work crews finished paving and re-aligning the westbound lanes Sunday evening and began opening access to the bridge at around 7 p Feb.18 Bay Bridge construction running on schedule

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Dec.19 Bay Bridge crews to begin stringing cables  This week construction crews will begin the process of stringing the new main cable that will cradle the single-tower suspension span Oct.28 New piece connects Bay Bridge span
Mar.1 Suspension tower's 4th piece of 5 rising

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Dec.22 Caltrans Completes Bridge Repair
Dec.7 Bridge To Stay Open During Beam Repairs Nov.2 Repairs Complete: Bay Bridge Reopens  The first cars drove through the toll plaza Monday morning, nearly a week after a failed repair sent debris falling onto the upper deck Oct.30 Bridge Fix To Continue Into Weekend Sep.8 Bridge Reopens After Crack Fixed  The Bridge reopened just in time for the start of the work week. Crews were able to make a crucial repair a day ahead of schedule Sep.5 Crack Found May Delay Bridge Opening. Eastern Span

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Sep.3 Bridge Is Back In Business  The bridge reopen at 6 p.m., far ahead of the originally scheduled reopening of 5 a.m. Tuesday Sep.2 Bridge Repairs Progressing Smoothly
Aug.31 Bridge Closes; Caltrans Begins Work
  Caltrans began closing all onramps at 8 p.m. The crews have started the seismic retrofit operation that prompted the closure.    The bridge is closed through 5 a.m. Tuesday as crews replace a 350-f...


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Apr.20 Contractor Named For Suspension Project Apr.18 $1.43 Billion Deal Should Complete Work Mar.22 Two Bids For Suspension Span

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May.4 Feds: Bay Bridge Welds Not Faulty  Eastern Span: Federal Highway Administration: Welds on the new eastern span are not faulty as had been alleged by ex-welders

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May.27 Bridge bid comes in $1 billion over target  Only 1 contractor submitted a bid for the suspension portion of the new span, and job came in at $1.8 billion
before year 2000
Nov. 12, 1936 San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge opened
Map of San Francisco%96Oakland Bay Bridge San Francisco
  A complex of bridges spanning San Francisco Bay The direct road between San Francisco and Oakland, it carries about 240,000 vehicles a day