Ala-80: San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Toll Plaza

OCCUPANCY

Three or more persons per vehicle, motorcycles, two-seat vehicles with two persons

 

WESTBOUND

HOURS:

5:00 - 10:00 AM, 3:00 - 7:00 PM, Monday thru Friday

LIMITS:

Lane 1:

Route 880 left side HOV ramp to metering signals

Length = 0.4 mile

Lane 2:

Route 580 touchdown to metering signals

Length = 1.1 miles

Lane 21:

Route 880 right side HOV ramp to metering signals

Length = 0.6 mile

Lane 22:

HOV Slip ramp to metering signals

Length = 0.8 mile

 

DATES:

Apr 17, 1970

Opened; Buses only; Lane 10

Dec 8, 1971

Carpools only; min. occ. three persons per vehicle; Lanes 8 & 9; 6-9AM, Mon-Fri

Feb 12, 1979

Lane 17 designated for buses only; 6:30 - 8:30 AM, Mon-Fri; Bus-only lane on W. Grand Ave approach from Maritime on-ramp to toll plaza; Implemented as temporary measure in response to BART tube closure

Apr 17, 1979

Lane 17 & W. Grand Ave approach from Maritime on-ramp to toll plaza designated for buses only as permanent measure; W. Grand Ave slip ramp designated for buses only; 6-9AM, Mon-Fri; Lane 8 changed to mixed flow; Lane 10 changed to buses and carpools; 6-9AM, Mon-Fri; Lane 10 for buses only all other hours

Oct, 1981

Opened; Lanes 18 & 19; Buses only, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week; Carpool OK, 6-9AM, 3-6PM, Mon-Fri. Lane 17 changed to mixed flow.

Jul 18, 1983

Lanes 9 & 10 changed from HOV to mixed flow; Lane 1 changed from mixed flow to HOV; Lanes 18/19 merge moved from downstream of toll plaza to downstream of metering signals

Apl 22, 1986

Mini toll plaza (lanes 18, 19, 20) opened; Right side HOV lanes designated as lanes 21 & 22

Nov, 1989

Lane 2 changed to HOV; Left HOV lane extended upstream to 32nd St. on-ramp; Carpool AM hours changed to 5-10 AM, Mon-Fri

Mar 1, 1992

Motorcycles permitted

Oct 1, 1995

Two-seat vehicles with two persons permitted

Apr 8, 1997

HOV slip ramp approaching right side of toll plaza opened; Buses only, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week; Carpools & motorcycles OK 5-10 AM, 3-6 PM, Mon-Fri; Old slip ramp/W. Grand on-ramp intersection eliminated

Jul 23, 1997

Route 880 right side HOV ramp opened; Buses only, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week; Carpools & motorcycles OK 5-10 AM, 3-6 PM, Mon-Fri

Feb 2, 1998

Carpool PM hours changed to 3-7 PM, Mon-Fri


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