San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge

Completed in 2013

The bridge is formed in two parts: a signature structure and by a skyway structure. The signature bridge is formed by a steel self-anchored suspension structure; the skyway structure is formed by a multiple span concrete structure with a typical span length of 160 m. The skyway structure is assembled of precast segments.

Design: Joint Venture T.Y.Lin International / Moffatt & Nichol.

Structure length

3.5 km

Location

Interstate 80, California, USA

Span length

Main spans 180 + 385 m

Structure type

Self-anchored suspension structure and viaduct.

Width of the superstructure

2 x 26.7 m

Scope of work

Jiri Strasky: Member of the Caltrans Advisory Panel and Specialty Consultant for the preliminary and final design.