The New East Span of the Bay Bridge: Challenges Faced and Successes Achieved

Monday, June 2, 2014
4:00PM – 6:00PM
East Bay Municipal Utility District, 375 11th Street, Oakland, Board Room 2nd Floor

Open to all!
Contact Timothy McGowan at with any questions

The East Bay Municipal Utility District and the Asian Pacific Employee Association are pleased to host Dr. Brian Maroney and other representatives of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge New East Span project team to update the technical engineering community on the challenges faced and the successes achieved during 2013-2014 along with new highlights of the on-going demolition work of the old East Span.

The following technical topics and various tools will be discussed and shared during the presentation:

• Latest update on the E2 anchor rods and the retrofit design
• Demonstration of non-destructive tests (Magnetic Particle Test, Ultrasonic Test, Radiographic Test) performed on the welds of the permanent steel structure
• Samples of bridge materials such as fastening assemblies for the tower, cable bands and orthotropic box girder spliced segments, weld plates
• Tools used for inspection during construction such as large calipers used to measure compacted cable and boroscope to inspect the grouting of the tendons
• Videos of mechanical tests performed on various bridge materials
• Latest information on the demolition of the existing bridge

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