Richmond-San Rafael Bridge


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Richmond–San Rafael Bridge,

W Calif., c.4 mi (6 km) long, part of the network of bridges serving the San Francisco BaySan Francisco Bay,
50 mi (80 km) long and from 3 to 13 mi (4.8–21 km) wide, W Calif.; entered through the Golden Gate, a strait between two peninsulas. The bay is as deep as 100 ft (30 m) in spots, with a channel 50 ft (15 m) deep maintained through the sandbar off the
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 area; completed in 1957. It provides an essential link between the east side of San Francisco Bay and the north coastal counties on the west side of the bay.
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Lindsay Corporation is pleased to announce an agreement with the Bay Area Transportation Authority to deploy its Road Zipper System on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge in San Francisco, California.
His resume includes such successes as arbitrating extra work/delay claims for a geotechnical contractor; defending a residential developer/general contractor against a multi-million dollar claim for defects and earthquake damage; representing steel fabricators in prosecution of claims arising out of deficient plans and specifications by Caltrans on seismic up grade projects for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and Richmond-San Rafael Bridge; and defending a publicly-traded REIT in defense of breach of contract and fraud claims.
Projects include the construction of a new westbound Benicia-Martinez Bridge, construction of a new westbound Carquinez Bridge, west trestle and fender replacement and deck rehabilitation of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, and widening of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge.
California has allocated an estimated $4.4 billion to seismically retrofit five Northern California toll bridges: the Benicia-Martinez Bridge, the Carquinez Bridge, the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, the San Mateo Bridge, and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, and two Southern California bridges--the Vincent-Thomas Bridge, which spans the Port of Los Angeles, and the Coronado Bay Bridge in San Diego.