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After six days closed, new section of Bay Bridge to Oakland opens Tuesday
Bay Bridge closed for six days; open again Tuesday
For those of you who have been to San Francisco or Oakland, I had to post this so that you could relive your memories. The Bay Bridge has been closed for six days. It opens Tuesday morning, but not without a lot of controversy regarding the large bolts which have been broken and their temporary fixes.
Here is a wonderful video of the last trip across the old Bay Bridge, from inside an auto looking backwards:
Pictures of the bridge being built
Remarkable photos of the bridge when it was first being built:
And here is a bit of background on the Bay Bridge. Before the bridge was built, all transportation to and from San Francisco had to be completed by ferry.
And I can't resist including this video of the Bay Bridge and San Francisco. It's incredible.
Final Construction for Eastern Span of Bridge
Bridge is now open at 12:30 pm Central Standard Time, early Monday morning.
Here is the sunset taken Saturday evening before the bridge opens (Photographs by Marada Acayan):