The discovery was reported shortly after noon off of Burma Road near the foot of the eastern span of the bridge.
Caltrans officials said Tuesday that the implosion of the largest pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge has been postponed for at least a week.
Caltrans will periodically close the bike path on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge over the next two weeks.
99 percent of the anchor rods in the tower of the Bay Bridge’s new eastern span can withstand a major earthquake, tests show.
A a bike and pedestrian pathway for the western span of the Bay Bridge is estimated to cost up to $500 million.
It’s taken decades for the new Bay Bridge to be built, so perhaps it’s natural the old one will take years to dismantle.
You soon won’t have to worry anymore about the Bay Bridge collapsing into The Bay on your morning commute.