9:15 AM (511): The Bay Bridge is closed in both directions until further notice. It will remain closed AT LEAST through the Friday evening commute. Caltrans crews are working to reopen the Bay Bridge as quickly as possible, with a goal of reopening the span late on Friday. Motorists are advised to use commute alternatives for the Friday morning and evening
7:33 AM: ABC7 reports “Caltrans has officially said the Bay Bridge will not reopen Friday morning. There is some hope that will reopen by this afternoon.” You know the rest of the story.
7:12 AM: Dawn breaks on the Chronicle, as they’re now reporting Bay Bridge still closed this morning. Which you probably know already if you commute, most folks are already commuting by 7:12!
6:50 AM (511):
The Bay Bridge is closed in both directions until further notice. It will remain closed at least through the Friday morning commute. Caltrans crews are working to reopen the Bay Bridge as quickly as possible, with a goal of reopening the span sometime on Friday. Motorists are advised to use commute alternatives for the Friday morning commute. Motorists should expect delays and use alternate routes. Check back for transit updates and for an updated bridge reopening schedule as more information becomes available.
Residents of Treasure Island are allowed access to their homes via the San Francisco side of the bridge; CHP is requiring proof of residency.
The 92/880 interchange was re-striped to allow two lanes of traffic from southbound 880 to westbound 92 to handle the extra traffic load. One lane of westbound 92 is closed over 880 to accommodate the additional traffic coming from southbound 880. Additionally, the northbound 880 connector to westbound 92 is closed. Motorists may use Tennyson Road to Hesperian Boulevard or Tennyson Road to Industrial Boulevard to access westbound 92.
6:48 AM (BCN): The California Department of Transportation announced this morning that the Bay Bridge will not be open for the morning’s commute.
Caltrans spokesman Bob Haus said in a statement that ongoing repairs might be completed later today and that federal inspectors and other outside experts will then examine the repairs before the bridge is reopened.
That process will take at least several more hours.
Motorists can get real-time travel information at the Web site 511.org or by calling 511.