Last week, construction crews on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge completed “the big lift,” dramatically shifting the weight of the new single-tower suspension span from temporary supports to a mile-long cable. The new section, set to open next year, is now officially the world’s largest self-anchored suspension span. We’ll talk to some of the architects involved with the project.
More on the New Bay Bridge From KQED Science
Donald MacDonald, principal with Donald MacDonald Architects
Clive Endress, senior landscape architect for the California Department of Transportation
Michael Fitzpatrick, bridge architect with T.Y. Lin International
Bart Ney, senior communications manager for the California Department of Transportation