Suicide Barrier for Golden Gate Bridge

(CNN) — San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge board of directors has unanimously approved a $76 million funding package for the construction of a suicide deterrent net on the bridge. $50 million will come from the federal government. The rest will come from state and local sources. The plan calls for a 20-foot-wide steel net, extending … Continue reading »

Bay Bridge Under Repairs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The new span of the Bay Bridge will not be finished in time for its planned Labor Day opening, because of defective bolts. Those broken bolts were supposed to be part of the construction to keep the bridge from falling apart in a major earthquake. The current eastern span was damaged … Continue reading »