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San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (West)

San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge (West)

General Information

Structural Type: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Built: 1933 - 1936
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA, North America
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA, North America
  • San Francisco Bay
Part of:
Connects to Yerba Buena Tunnel (1936)
Coordinates: 37° 47' 58.00" N    122° 22' 35.00" W

Technical Information


main span 2 x 704 m
length of side spans 354 m


cables steel
pylons steel
deck truss steel


12 November 1936

Opened to traffic.


Steel construction
Seismic retrofit
Structural engineering

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000262
Created: 19/05/1999
Last Updated: 07/10/2013