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Ruh Roh: Bay Bridge Finally Cracks After Years of Emotional Strain

Posted By Jill Cowan On Sep 7, 2009 @ 4:52 pm In News | Comments Disabled

Hey, if you were the Bay Bridge, you’d probably break under the pressure of being a very important bridge [1], too. We guess it’s probably not really as bad as all that (we hope) and we’re fairly certain this has happened before. Nevertheless, the “cracked eyebar” that was spotted during an inspection on Saturday may throw a significant wrench [2]–and probably myriad other tools–into the bridge’s reopening, which is scheduled for tomorrow at 5 a.m. So if you were planning on traversing that particular mass of metal tomorrow, you might want to develop a Plan B.

Damage to Bay Bridge May Delay Tuesday Morning Reopening [SF Appeal [2]]


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[1] pressure of being a very important bridge: http://sfist.com/2009/09/02/whats_going_on_here_golden_gate_bri.php

[2] throw a significant wrench: http://sfappeal.com/alley/2009/09/damage-to-bay-bridge-may-delay-tuesday-morning-reopening.php

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