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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
Crosses
  • San Francisco Bay
Part of:
Connects to Yerba Buena Tunnel (1936)
Coordinates: 37° 47' 58.00" N    122° 22' 35.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

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

Materials

cables steel
pylons steel
deck truss steel

Chronology

12 November 1936

Opened to traffic.

Participants

Design
Steel construction
Seismic retrofit
Structural engineering

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

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