13 Nail-Biting Images of San Francisco's Bay Bridge Under Construction

In the battle royale between landmark San Francisco bridges, the Golden Gate will probably always get the glory. But after seventy years, its sister span to the east is coming into its own. The Bay Bridge: A Work in Progress is an upcoming exhibition at the city's De Young Museum that chronicles the earliest days of construction from 1933 to 1936. Read More >>

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It Takes a Ludicrous Amount of Work to Build a Good Bridge

EarthCam has been pointing its robot eyes turned San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge ward since 2008, and in that time it's collected some 2 million images of the £4.1 billion project. Put together in sequence, they're stunning. Read More >>

Art Backers Want to Light Up The Bay Bridge

Compared to the soon-to-be-completed Eastern span, the Bay Bridge's Western length in San Francisco is looking a tad plain. But artist Leo Villareal wants to brighten it up with 25,000 LED's — he just needs £4.5 million first. Read More >>

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This Is How You Rebuild One of the World's Busiest Bridges Without Interrupting Traffic

The Bay Bridge connecting San Francisco and Oakland in the US my not be as iconic as the Golden Gate, but it's a vital traffic artery nonetheless. So how do you reconstruct the span without delaying its 280,000 daily commuters? Very carefully. Read More >>


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