Posts Tagged ‘Bay Bridge’

Jul
2013
18

Bay Bridge Authorities Consider Rushed, Risky Solution to Chinese Steel and Bolt Failures

Bay Bridge Authorities Consider Rushed, Risky Solution to Chinese Steel and Bolt Failures
  CALTRANS, the authority which oversees the iconic San Francisco Bay Bridge, is asking the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) to consider an alternative plan that will allow the bridge to open as scheduled despite repairs being incomplete. The new plan was sought after renovated portions of the bridge experienced dangerous bolt failures….
May
2013
29

SF Bay Bridge, Partially Built With Chinese Parts and Labor, Experiencing Dangerous Bolt Failures

SF Bay Bridge, Partially Built With Chinese Parts and Labor, Experiencing Dangerous Bolt Failures
  In June of 2011, we questioned the logic of using Chinese steel and labor on the massive San Francisco Bay Bridge renovation project.  The call for homegrown job-creation was as audible as at any time in President Obama’s tenure and the need for bolstering U.S. manufacturing was no less pressing. We weren’t alone in …
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