NBC » Caltrans is investigating whether microscopic organisms are attacking critical welds on the submerged foundation of the new Bay Bridge tower, potentially endangering the projected 150-year lifespan of the troubled $6.4 billion structure. While Caltrans engineers say there’s no immediate concern about the bridge failing, a recent underwater survey spotted pits — pockets of accelerated corrosion — on welds that bind massive piles that hold up the foundation.
Michelle2018-01-26T16:28:45-08:00January 25th, 2018|Bridges, California, Highways|
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