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.

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Workers offloading girders for HSR's Fresno trench. Photo: CAHSRA

Labor Day Weekend Roundup

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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 […]

SFBC: Golden Gate Bridge Bike/Ped Toll “Out of Sync With Bay Area Values”

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A toll for people walking and biking across the Golden Gate Bridge will be considered for study tomorrow by the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District’s Board of Directors. The SF Bicycle Coalition is calling on sustainable transportation advocates to oppose the fee, calling it an tired idea that would discourage walking and biking. […]