The Richmond-San Rafael Bridge was closed in both directions on Thursday after repeated incidents of concrete falling from the upper deck onto the lower deck. No injuries were reported and Caltrans officials said the falling concrete was caused by normal shaking that results from everyday use. We'll discuss what this all means for public safety and traffic, as well as the current state of the Bay Area's infrastructure.
Concrete Falls from Upper Deck of Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
Michael Cabanatuan, staff writer, San Francisco Chronicle
Randy Rentschler, director of legislation and public affairs, Metroplitan Transportation Commission
Ken Brown, chief of structures maintenance and investigations for toll bridges, Caltrans