Report: Caltrans overrode building codes to address concerns about San Francisco Bay Bridge

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: June 8, 2014 - 5:40 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The decision by California transportation officials to hire a Chinese company that had never built a bridge to make key components of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge's eastern section ended up being a costly choice in terms of both dollars and confidence in the span's structural integrity, a newspaper reported Sunday.

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