Happy Labor Day

Bay_Bridge_Construction.jpgPhoto: Caltrans via smi23le’s Flickr page.

We’re taking the day off for Labor Day, even though there’s plenty to write about. By now you’ve probably heard crews discovered a crack in the Bay Bridge and it may not reopen tomorrow as scheduled. An announcement is expected late this afternoon. More coverage from our friends at SF Appeal, KCBS and Transbay Blog. For live bridge construction cams, go here. See you back here tomorrow.

  • So how about those steelworkers working over the Labor Day holiday?

  • ZA

    Hear! Hear!


Streetsblog San Francisco is Taking a Late Summer Vacation

Flickr photo: Troy Holden Starting tomorrow, we’re taking a late summer vacation from publishing Streetsblog San Francisco. We’ll resume our regular publishing schedule on September 7th. We hope you enjoy your Labor Day holiday and for the many of you going up to Burning Man for the Metropolis themed festivities, we hope you have fun […]
Workers offloading girders for HSR's Fresno trench. Photo: CAHSRA

Labor Day Weekend Roundup

Streetsblog will not be publishing tomorrow/Friday or Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3. However, before we go, there are a few short items of interest going into this long weekend: California High-Speed Rail Construction Update It seems appropriate, going into the Labor Day weekend, to acknowledge some of the labor going on in the Bay Area […]

Today’s Headlines

Caltrain Scales Back Mid-Day Service, Cuts 8 Trains, Hikes Parking Fees (Merc) Environmentalists Score Victory as Judge Halts Chevron Refinery Expansion (SF Gate) Ray LaHood Tours the Port of Oakland; Talks About Creating a "Port Czar" (Merc, ABC7) Progress Made in BART Labor Talks; Negotiations Continue Through Weekend (KCBS) Las Vegas to Victorville High-Speed Rail […]

Today’s Headlines

Tomorrow! Tomorrow! Roger is back! Tomorrow! It’s Only a Day Away. Keep up with state stories at Streetsblog CAL and Streetsblog LA and national news at Streetsblog USA.  Motorists Flocking to I-580 Express Lanes (East Bay Times) Muni5-Fulton Gets Bigger Buses (Examiner) Voters Will Decide Who Takes Care of Street Trees (Curbed) Housing Crisis Costing Bay Area Businesses Long-Time Employees… (East […]