Demolition works on San Francisco’s Bar Bridge delayed by unforeseen hitch.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that demolition work on the world famous Bay Bridge hit a temporary snag Friday, delaying the unprecedented aerial construction project by about five hours. But Caltrans officials still expect the span to reopen to traffic in time for Tuesday morning’s commute.
“The bridge has been a little stubborn,” Caltrans spokesman Bart Ney said after crews missed the 1 p.m. target to start moving a 87 metre, 3,000 tonne section of the bridge’s east span.
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