San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

New Bay Bridge to open decades after ’89 quake

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When traffic flows across the new stretch of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the first time, it will do so nearly a quarter-century after a deadly earthquake during the 1989 […]


Pedestrians walk across the Andy Warhol bridge on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013 in downtown Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Knitters cover Pittsburgh’s Warhol Bridge in yarn

PITTSBURGH (AP) — More than 1,800 knitters have covered Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Bridge in 3,000 feet of colorful yarn. Volunteers worked all weekend to attach 580 blanket-size, hand-knitted panels to the pedestrian walkways on the […]


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NTSB says Wash. bridge collapse is wake-up call

SEATTLE (AP) — The collapse of an interstate highway bridge in northern Washington state should be a wake-up call that prompts an expansive safety review, according to the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. […]


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NTSB: ‘significant damage’ to bridge

The National Transportation Safety Board is at the scene of Friday’s train derailment in Paulsboro, N.J. that sent train cars toppling off an old railroad bridge. Two tanker cars fell into the creek below and […]


Court trims verdict over 'Nash Bridges' profits

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A California appeals court has upheld Don Johnson’s jury award over profits from the series “Nash Bridges” but trimmed it by more than $8 million. A divided three-justice panel of the […]


Investigator: Train was going authorized speed

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) – A federal investigator says a coal train that derailed in Maryland was going the authorized speed 25 miles per hour with the engineer-in-training at the controls. Two 19-year-old college students […]



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