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55-year old man died after accident   CHP set checkpoints on bridges  The checkpoints will be in place through the weekend 7-Car Crash   Officials search for small boat near bridge
More Steel Plates on the Way Helicopter Crashes Near Bridge


January 2003 ... more > Top ^
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Jan.10  
  A sightseeing helicopter crashed in the waters near the Golden Gate Bridge. The craft was floating in the bay
Jan.19


February 2003 ... more > Top ^
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Feb.10
Feb.11  
  There is a report that an inflatable craft with no lights on almost hit a tug boat near the span
Feb.14  
  The areas extend 25 yards around piers, abutments, and pilings
Feb.22     Bridge among potential targets for terror  State attorney general's office identified 624 potential targets in California Feb.24 $4.25 million more for seismic retrofit

March 2003 ... more > Top ^
Mar.2     More FasTrak Lanes To Coming  On the Bay Bridge the stripes for lanes have to be changed to accommodate FasTrak lanes Mar.12 Citations over the death of worker
Mar.14 Commute Bus for San Mateo Bridge Mar.18   Random searches of trucks  The CHP will put all of its officers on 12-hour shifts, as well as sending up aircraft Mar.20   Suicide by jumping from bridge  44-year-old Alarab, who was of Iraqi descent, was reportedly expressing his personal opposition to a war Mar.21 CHP Officers Standing By in Riot Gear Mar.24   Bridge Possible Terrorist Target  A senior al-Qaida leader captured in Pakistan told interrogators that the Bridge was a potential target

April 2003 ... more > Top ^
Apr.20 Body found in water under bridge
Apr.23   Man Arrested at Top of Bridge  He was nabbed by iron workers after he scaled the south tower. He faces trespassing charges Apr.28 Contractors balk at specs for bridge span Apr.30 New Fastrak Lane

May 2003 ... more > Top ^
May.22   Massive Disaster Drill
  FBI and the SFPD participated in a simulated bus hijacking May.26   3.4 earthquake  The quake, centered just west of the Bridge, did not cause any damage or injuries May.30 Girl Scout's bridge walk cancelled


June 2003 ... more > Top ^
Jun.8   Bridge Vulnerable To Collapse From Quake  Bridge is vulnerable if a 7.0 earthquake or higher strikes the San Andreas or the Hayward fault Jun.13   Collection coffer goes up  The prototype coffer with a sign politely thanking contributors went up in the visitors' area on the span's southeast side

July 2003 ... more > Top ^
Jul.2 Caught After 4-Hour Bridge Closure
Jul.9 Bridge to receive $7.8 million Jul.24 High Speed Chase Jul.29 Supervisors voted to improve Doyle Drive

August 2003 ... more > Top ^
Aug.14 Head-on crash involves two bicyclists
Aug.15 $2.9 billion eastern span project is on time Aug.20   New clock mounted at toll plaza  A new 8-foot-tall, $20,000 clock is a replica of the old timepiece Aug.21 Bid for next phase far surpasses estimate Aug.28   Eastbound closed due to vehicle fire
  Moving truck full of furniture caught fire shortly before 9:30 p.m. and quickly became engulfed in flames


September 2003 ... more > Top ^
Sep.5 Bridge Needs More Protection Sep.6   Fort Point Called Vulnerable
  Fort Point under the Bridge has been designated by the feds as 'woefully unprotected against terrorism'
Sep.10 Slowdowns Blamed on Confused Drivers Sep.13 Injury crash ground traffic to halt Sep.21 Body floating

October 2003 ... more > Top ^
Oct.22   Bridge Work Won't Finish Until 2009  Steel companies accuse Caltrans of delaying the project The costs have tripled to an estimated $3 billion Oct.29   Metal Plates Bring More Havoc to Traffic  The thick steel plates that caused motorists to hit the brakes on the Richmond-San Rafael span

November 2003 ... more > Top ^
Nov.13   6-car crash has ground morning commute  The crash occurred on the upper deck, just west of Treasure Island Nov.18   Speed limit to increase to 65 mph
  A recent widening project has allowed traffic to flow more freely across the bridge Nov.24   Man alive after jumping off the Bridge
  Man left his vehicle on the bridge, hit the water. A good Samaritan picked him up in a boat Nov.25   Deadly accident shuts down part of bridge
  A big rig truck apparently ran over another vehicle at the bridge's high-rise




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Bay Area Bridges, 2003 Accidents Timeline ... See Bay Area Accidents timeline, World Accidents timeline Top ^
2003
Jan.10
  A sightseeing helicopter crashed in the waters near the Golden Gate Bridge. The craft was floating in the bay
Jan.19 55-year old man died after accident
Feb.10 7-Car Crash Feb.11   Officials search for small boat near bridge
  There is a report that an inflatable craft with no lights on almost hit a tug boat near the span
Mar.20 Suicide by jumping from bridge  44-year-old Alarab, who was of Iraqi descent, was reportedly expressing his personal opposition to a war Apr.20 Body found in water under bridge May.26 3.4 earthquake  The quake, centered just west of the Bridge, did not cause any damage or injuries Jun.8 Bridge Vulnerable To Collapse From Quake  Bridge is vulnerable if a 7.0 earthquake or higher strikes the San Andreas or the Hayward fault Aug.14 Head-on crash involves two bicyclists Aug.28 Eastbound closed due to vehicle fire
  Moving truck full of furniture caught fire shortly before 9:30 p.m. and quickly became engulfed in flames
Sep.10 Slowdowns Blamed on Confused Drivers Sep.13 Injury crash ground traffic to halt Sep.21 Body floating Oct.29 Metal Plates Bring More Havoc to Traffic  The thick steel plates that caused motorists to hit the brakes on the Richmond-San Rafael span Nov.13 6-car crash has ground morning commute  The crash occurred on the upper deck, just west of Treasure Island Nov.24 Man alive after jumping off the Bridge  Man left his vehicle on the bridge, hit the water. A good Samaritan picked him up in a boat Nov.25 Deadly accident shuts down part of bridge  A big rig truck apparently ran over another vehicle at the bridge's high-rise



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2003 May.30 Girl Scout's bridge walk cancelled




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2003 Jan.4 More Steel Plates on the Way
Feb.14   Security zones around bridges
  The areas extend 25 yards around piers, abutments, and pilings
Feb.24 $4.25 million more for seismic retrofit Mar.2   More FasTrak Lanes To Coming  On the Bay Bridge the stripes for lanes have to be changed to accommodate FasTrak lanes Mar.12 Citations over the death of worker Mar.14 Commute Bus for San Mateo Bridge Apr.28 Contractors balk at specs for bridge span Apr.30 New Fastrak Lane Jun.13 Collection coffer goes up  The prototype coffer with a sign politely thanking contributors went up in the visitors' area on the span's southeast side Jul.9 Bridge to receive $7.8 million Jul.29 Supervisors voted to improve Doyle Drive Aug.15 $2.9 billion eastern span project is on time Aug.20 New clock mounted at toll plaza  A new 8-foot-tall, $20,000 clock is a replica of the old timepiece Aug.21 Bid for next phase far surpasses estimate Sep.5 Bridge Needs More Protection Oct.22 Bridge Work Won't Finish Until 2009  Steel companies accuse Caltrans of delaying the project The costs have tripled to an estimated $3 billion Nov.18 Speed limit to increase to 65 mph  A recent widening project has allowed traffic to flow more freely across the bridge



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2003 Feb.7   CHP set checkpoints on bridges  The checkpoints will be in place through the weekend Feb.22   Bridge among potential targets for terror  State attorney general's office identified 624 potential targets in California Mar.24 Bridge Possible Terrorist Target  A senior al-Qaida leader captured in Pakistan told interrogators that the Bridge was a potential target Apr.23 Man Arrested at Top of Bridge  He was nabbed by iron workers after he scaled the south tower. He faces trespassing charges Jul.2 Caught After 4-Hour Bridge Closure
Jul.24 High Speed Chase



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2003 Mar.18 Random searches of trucks  The CHP will put all of its officers on 12-hour shifts, as well as sending up aircraft Mar.21 CHP Officers Standing By in Riot Gear
May.22 Massive Disaster Drill  FBI and the SFPD participated in a simulated bus hijacking Jul.29 Supervisors voted to improve Doyle Drive Sep.6 Fort Point Called Vulnerable
  Fort Point under the Bridge has been designated by the feds as 'woefully unprotected against terrorism'