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Question About SF Bay Bridge..  
User currently offlineChrisj From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 70 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 1 month 3 hours ago) and read 1548 times:

i noticed in a picture that one or more of the pillars on the San Francisco side of the bridge, has black see-through sheets covering up the upper part of the pillar. here is a pic of what i mean:


anyone know why they did that?
just wondering. thanks.

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User currently offlineKay From France, joined Mar 2002, 1887 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (12 years 1 month 1 hour ago) and read 1541 times:

heard a story that says they paint the bridge all-year around. They start at one end and when they get to the other end they go back and start over, this is because of heavy winds and corrosion

these sheets, though, don't have much to do with that I guess

User currently offlineKay From France, joined Mar 2002, 1887 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (12 years 4 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1530 times:

oops I was talking about the golden gate bridge, not oakland bridge

User currently offlineSlamclick From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 10062 posts, RR: 65
Reply 3, posted (12 years 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1516 times:

It is customary when work is being done above the traffic lanes that they wrap the area in a catch-net. Could not view your picture but drove across it not too long ago.

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User currently offlineBlatantEcho From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 2010 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (12 years 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1505 times:

A ton of work is being done on the Bay Bridge atm. There are 5 or 6 cranes near the start of the Oakland side of the span. Seismic work it mostly is.

I can see the picture either, but there are catch next, sound dampening nets, sometimes you are working inside where you don't want the salt air to get in, could be a lot of things.


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