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San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (West)

General Information

Beginning of works: 8 July 1933
Completion: 12 November 1936
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Suspension bridge
Secondary structure(s): Structurae Plus
Structurae Plus
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge
Structurae Plus

Awards and Distinctions

1936 Honorable Mention  

Location

Location: , , ,
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Crosses:
  • San Francisco Bay
Part of:
Connects to: Yerba Buena Tunnel (1936)
Coordinates: 37° 47' 58" N    122° 22' 35" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 2 x 704 m
length of side spans 354 m
total length 3 141 m
pylons height 160 m

Materials

cables steel
pylons steel
deck truss steel
anchorages reinforced concrete

Chronology

12 November 1936

Opened to traffic.

Participants

Initial construction
Design
Steel construction
Seismic retrofit
Structural engineering

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000262
  • Published on:
    19/05/1999
  • Last updated on:
    05/02/2016