San Francisco

The Bay Bridge Renewed

12:30 p.m. | Thursday, August 29, 2013

Image courtesy Flickr user christiano valli

Opening soon, the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will make the bridge resilient and usable far into the future. The project, however, has journeyed from a $250 million retrofit to a $6.5 billion colossal icon. How did this happen — and how does it compare with the history of building the original bridge?

Steve Mikesell, ICF International Corporation
Karen Frick, University of California Berkeley
+ Anthony Bruzzone, Arup

Location

SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
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Admission

Free to members
$10 for non-members
Okay to bring lunch

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