Eastbound Bay Bridge still closedBy Quynh Tran
The eastbound lower deck of the Bay Bridge from San Francisco to the East Bay will remain closed throughout Labor Day weekend, until 5 a.m. Tuesday.
The bridge closure is required as part of a three-day Caltrans demolition project to remove 1,000 feet of freeway from Beal Street east to the Bank of America clock tower building in San Francisco.
Motorists are being detoured off I-80 at Seventh Street in San Francisco. The First Street, Fifth Street, Eighth Street, Essex Street and Sterling Street on ramps to eastbound I-80 are also closed until 5 a.m. Tuesday.
Travelers are advised to use BART, MUNI, AC Transit, the Alameda-Oakland ferry and the Vallejo Baylink ferry to travel between San Francisco and the East Bay.
BART is running additional trains until 1 a.m. Tuesday. The Alameda-Oakland ferry has additional scheduled trips.
The westbound direction of the Bay Bridge is open to traffic throughout Labor Day weekend.
Copyright ©2006 Contra Costa Times. Published 09/03/2006.