The new bicycle/pedestrian path on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge will be closed for five hours each weekday, beginning Monday, Feb. 24 and continuing through Friday, March 13, to allow Caltrans to perform structural inspections of the span. Read More
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
The new bicycle-pedestrian path on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge will be closed each night this week from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. to allow crews to perform maintenance work on the north side of the span. Read More
The bike-pedestrian path that opened on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge proved popular during its first two days of use. Read More
When the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Bike/Pedestrian path opens Nov. 16, it will mark the first time in Northern California history that there will be bike and pedestrian access connecting the East Bay with Marin County. Read More
Work crews have completed the final concrete pour of the months-long project to replace 31 expansion joints on the westbound upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. Read More
Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority say construction crews have now replaced 29 of the 31 upper deck joints on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.
Berkeley photographer Karl Nielsen ranks among the Bay Area’s most acclaimed chroniclers of major transportation projects — and the workers who deliver them. San Francisco’s soon-to-open Central Subway and the Fourth Bore of the Caldecott Tunnel are among the 21st century construction sites at which both the intimacy and the grandeur of the construction process have been captured by Karl’s camera. Nielsen’s most recent subject is the ongoing work to replace 1950s-era expansion joints on the upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. And this time, his artistry includes words as well as
The California Transportation Foundation has named the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Eastbound Third Lane Pilot Project as the Freeway/Expressway Project of the Year for 2018, work which has brought relief to commuters.
The Richmond-San Rafael Bridge has been in news of late for holes in its deck, so we thought we'd take a look at the span's history.
Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority issued the fourth of a weekly series of updates this week on the work underway to replace 31 joints on the westbound upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.