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By Bay Bridge Public Information Office
Behind the scenes tours and information about the seismic retrofit of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
SAS Tower: Fourth Stage Lift
Video footage of the placement of the SAS Tower Fourth Stage Lift
Video footage of the placement of the SAS Tower Second Stage Lift
The machinery that lifts the SAS tower Sections into place.
Bart Ney talks about the architecture of the SAS tower.
SAS Tower: Four Legs, Five Lifts
Overview of Bay Bridge Self-Anchored Suspension Span highlighting components manufactured around the world.
Learn how we're building the Oakland Touchdown, the eastern end of the new East Span
Overview of the Oakland Touchdown
The West Approach Project Defined
An update on the lowering and demolition of the structure which was rolled out during Labor Day 2009.
Simulation showing how the new East Span is designed to react to a 1 in 1,500 year seismic event
Bart Ney discusses traffic flow changes on the Yerba Buena Island Detour, progress of the old deck demolition and how the section of the old bridge is going to be lowered, disassembled and recycled.
Bay Bridge Reopens. Thanks, Bay Area!
Press Conference: Bridge reopening delayed.
Public Information Officer Bart Ney on the big picture
8:00am Monday press briefing
Crack repair in progress
Press briefing with project status update
The deck joints have been installed.
Update from happenings overnight
Joint installation and utility work. Information about inspection and revelation of a crack in an eyebar.
Getting ready to move in the new section.
The old section of the bridge moves out.
Closure provides opportunity for innovation
Press conference explaining the demolition challenges
Bart Ney explains some details from the master schedule of work to be completed during the Labor Day closure.
Three years of work culminating in the bridge's move
Professor Freider Seible speaks about the operation and seismic safety
How a snowstorm in Washington state threatened the Bay Bridge
Mini-Toll Plaza comes down
Project manager talks about the choreography of the weekend
Bridge structure cut free, about to be moved.
More updates to the press about the status of the demolition and roles of the contractors
Update on events overnight, and a look forward to challenges of Friday
Sounds from the bridge's demolition
Plans for the upcoming 12 hours of the bridge's demolition
A look at the East Portal of the Yerba Buena Island Tunnel
Bart Ney answers questions from the press regarding activities to occur on the bridge during the closure.
2009 bridge closure took place in 21 minutes.
Bart Ney explains what the Media Bar is, and how the media will be able to access the pool footage.
Inspections, Pothole fixes, tunnel portal clearing, and other items to be done during the course of the Labor Day closure.
A quick overview of what to expect during the four-day bridge closure
Field Report: Watch the massive concrete pour for the Self-Anchored Suspension Span's western foundation
See how the cable saddles for the Self-Anchored Suspension Span are fabricated
A computer animation of how the finished East Span will look
An introduction to the SFOBB Seismic Safety Projects
A computer animation of how we're building the Self-Anchored Suspension Span
West Approach Opening Ceremony
YBI Viaduct Replacement Timelapse (2007)
One constant of Bay Bridge construction - working with rebar