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Transportation

Friday Video: Ribbon-Cutting for Third Eastbound Lane on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

By Chirag Rabari

The opening of a third eastbound lane on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge is a major milestone in a long-awaited project to relieve rush-hour traffic that backs up into San Rafael every night. As seen in the above video, a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening brought out a host of dignitaries last week, including MTC’s Commissioners Damon Connelly (Marin County Supervisor), Amy Rein Worth (Mayor of Orinda), and Federal Glover (Contra Costa Supervisor). Also in attendance were former MTC Commissioner and Marin County Supervisor Steve Kinsey, Assembly Member Marc Levine, Mayor of Read More

Transportation

Third Eastbound Lane on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Opens Today

By Khristina Wenzinger
Cross Section of Richmond-San Rafael Bridge (Looking West) Showing Proposed Improvements

Caltrans today will open a long-awaited third eastbound lane on Interstate 580 to accommodate peak period traffic from San Rafael to Richmond. The opening of the lane marks a major milestone in the multi-year, $53 million project to convert the right shoulder to carry afternoon traffic from Sir Francis Drake Blvd. in San Rafael to a newly-expanded Richmond Parkway/Point Richmond exit in Richmond. Read More