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Caltrans Removes Last Truss of Old Bay Bridge

Caltrans News Flash #125

Date: March 27, 2017
District: District 4
Contact: Leah Robinson-Leach
Phone: (510) 715-6730

OAKLAND – Watch Caltrans’ latest News Flash video for a behind the scenes look at the historical removal of the last and final truss of the Old Bay Bridge. This work of removing the top deck of the Bridge is significantly ahead of schedule and under budget. Although this is an engineering marvel in reverse, done with great precision, many Bay area residents are feeling nostalgic about this historic landmark being removed from the Bay.

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This Caltrans News Flash is the 125th in a series of videos highlighting Caltrans' activities that present the wide-ranging and critical work that Caltrans does to enhance California's economy and livability. To see more of these and other videos, search for #CaltransNewsFlash on Twitter or visit


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Contact Information

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 4
111 Grand Ave
Oakland, CA 94612

General Information:

Main Phone Line: (510) 286-4444

Alejandro Lopez
Bay Bridge Spokesperson
Caltrans District 4
Phone: (510)286-5445

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