Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

  • [X]Carquinez Bridge
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

News, The Snitch Engineers Baffled By Claims Bay Bridge Suffering From 75-Year-Old Design Flaw

Engineers Baffled By Claims Bay Bridge Suffering From 75-Year-Old Design Flaw

A recent article in the Examiner trumpeted a claim that ought to make every San Francisco commuter of the past 75 years grateful he didn't end up unexpectedly swimming to work: "Bay Bridge Eyebar Woes Date To 1930s." But, reading…
@The Snitch  Tags: , , , , ,
News, The Snitch Bay Bridge Rupture Reminiscent of Carquinez Eyebar Failure in 1970s

Bay Bridge Rupture Reminiscent of Carquinez Eyebar Failure in 1970s

The Bay Bridge isn't the first local aging span to have problems with torn and failing eyebars. Yet the low traffic load and easy alternate route available to the engineers who remedied the last situation aren't applicable when it comes…
@The Snitch  Tags: , , , , ,
News, The Snitch

Carquinez Bridge Shares Design of Minneapolis' I-35, Collapse Unlikely, Local Expert Says

Expert Opinion: S.F. Bridge Engineer Analyzes Minneapolis Bridge Failure NEWS BY JOE ESKENAZI When Mark Ketchum saw the images of the grotesquely twisted beams of green steel, the perforated roadway and the frantic men and women thrashing about the chilly…
@The Snitch  Tags: , , , , , ,