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  • 7 On Your Side received dozens of complaints from workers who couldn't get their unemployment checks. We also heard from state officials.
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  • The new troll sculpted for the eastern span of the Bay Bridge.
  • Transportation officials are staying mum on the whereabouts of the new Bay Bridge troll, but do say it could be moving soon.
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  • The new troll sculpted for the eastern span of the Bay Bridge.
  • It appears the final piece of hardware is now installed on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge.
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  • Caltrans said there is only a very slim chance that they will not meet their deadline of reopening the Bay Bridge on Tuesday
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  • Watch a time-lapse of overnight construction work on the Bay Bridge.
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  • Caltrans said there is only a very slim chance that they will not meet their deadline of reopening the Bay Bridge
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  • The self-anchored suspension of the new eastern section of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is seen behind the current eastern section which is closed to traffic in San Francisco, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.
  • A Caltrans spokesman said this morning that the Bay Bridge remains "on schedule" for a Tuesday morning reopening
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  • Caltrans says crews are focused on getting the work done efficiently and safely, and that they're on schedule for the Tues. opening.
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  • For those who live and work on Treasure Island, getting on and off the island while the Bay Bridge is closed is possible, but tricky.
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  • Restaurants and bars along the Embarcadero in San Francisco are feeling the impact of the Bay Bridge closure.
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  • Construction worker poses with the Bay Bridge troll
  • Caltrans is assuring everyone that the lucky troll on the old Bay Bridge will have a spot on the new one.
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  • Bay Bridge construction worker
  • Caltrans says that construction on the Bay Bridge is going well and that the reopening is still on schedule for Tuesday morning.
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  • Construction crews put in striping before toll plaza near Bay Bridge
  • Weekend construction work is proceeding as planned on the Bay Bridge, which is on schedule to open Tuesday morning.
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  • Empty Bay Bridge toll plaza during closure
  • With less than 48 hours to go until the new Bay Bridge opens, Caltrans officials say demolition is done and everything's still on track.
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  • New Bay Bridge bike, pedestrian path
  • On Saturday crews finished hacking apart a section of the old Bay Bridge span so they could install a new bike and pedestrian path.
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  • Traffic on Doyle Drive
  • Drivers and public transportation riders definitely felt the impact of the Bay Bridge closure over the weekend.
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  • With less than 24 hours to go until the new Bay Bridge opens, demolition is done and we're seeing some of the finishing touches.
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  • Caltrans officials said the Bay Bridge continues to be on track to reopen at 5 a.m. on Tuesday.
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  • Lighting poles on new Bay Bridge
  • Officials will consider at noon Monday whether to open the new portion of the Bay Bridge before its scheduled debut at 5 a.m. Tuesday.
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  • Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom cut the ceremonial chain to open the new span of the Bay Bridge.
  • Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom cut the ceremonial chain to open the new span of the Bay Bridge.
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  • Caltrans announced that the bridge will open Monday night, ahead of the scheduled 5 a.m. Tuesday opening.
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  • So far it has been smooth sailing for the first morning commute on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge
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  • Bay Bridge traffic
  • Commuters are raving about the wide-open feel and architecture of the new span of the Bay Bridge.
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  • There are two lanes for bicycles, with one lane for pedestrians. The views, of course, are amazing.
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  • Bay Bridge toll plaza
  • On the first full day of service for the new Bay Bridge, drivers are marveling at the beauty -- and the price.
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  • Eastern span of Bay Bridge
  • Commuters crossing the Bay Bridge now have two reasons to celebrate -- no more long detours across the Bay and new scenery.
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  • Bay Bridge traffic backing up in San Francisco
  • On Tuesday night there was a noticeable backup in San Francisco as drivers get used to going over the new Bay Bridge.
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  • Eastern span of Bay Bridge
  • Commuters crossing the Bay Bridge now have two reasons to celebrate -- no more long detours across the Bay and new scenery.
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  • A brand new bike and pedestrian path along the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge opened to the public Tuesday.
  • A brand new bike and pedestrian path along the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge opened to the public Tuesday.
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  • Instagram users post photos of new Bay Bridge
  • Here are a few of our favorite Instagram photos of the new Bay Bridge since it opened Monday night.
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  • Original Bay Bridge plaque
  • So far it has been smooth sailing for the first morning commute on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge. Commuters are raving about the wide-open feel and beauty of the span.
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  • new Bay Bridge
  • The new Bay Bridge is open in both directions. It opened around 10 p.m. Monday night, well ahead of the Tuesday, 5 a.m. deadline. Earlier on Monday afternoon Bay Area lawmakers and transit officials gathered to celebrate the new eastern span and hold a chain cutting ceremony.
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  • new Bay Bridge troll
  • The Bay Bridge will have a protector made just for the new span.
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  •  Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom cuts the ceremonial chain with a blow torch to mark the opening of the Bay Bridge.
  • Elected officials and local luminaries attended a private ceremony for the new Bay Bridge near the toll plaza on Monday afternoon.
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  • Bay Bridge construction
  • Officials reported no major problems or traffic disruptions as workers put the finishing touches on the new Bay Bridge.
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  • Union members throughout the Bay Area gathered in Alameda to celebrate Labor Day.
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  • Empty Bay Bridge toll plaza during closure
  • With less than 48 hours to go until the new Bay Bridge opens, demolition is done and we're seeing some of the finishing touches being put on the span. Caltrans officials say everything is still on track for a Tuesday morning opening.
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  • Construction work on the Bay Bridge is still moving smoothly. But while Caltrans says there is nothing they've encountered so far that would endanger the projected reopening on Tuesday morning, they warn against planning for an early opening.
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  • Caltrans officials say final construction touches on the new, $6.4-billion eastern span of the Bay Bridge are on schedule. The bridge closed on Wednesday night. It is scheduled to open by 5 a.m. Tuesday at the latest.
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  • Construction worker poses with the Bay Bridge troll
  • Caltrans is assuring everyone that the lucky troll on the old Bay Bridge will have a spot on the new one.
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  •  (Photo courtesy baybridgeinfo.org)
  • See images from the Bay Bridge's inception starting in 1872 to the present day.
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  • A look at the old and new eastern spans of the Bay Bridge
  • A Caltrans spokesperson told reporters Thursday afternoon that they are "very pleased" with how work on the Bay Bridge is progressing and that work is on schedule. Grinding, paving and demolition work will continue on the bridge Thursday evning and into Friday.
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  • Bay Bridge construction crews
  • A Caltrans spokesperson says they're "very pleased" with how work on the Bay Bridge is progressing and that work is on schedule.
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  • Commuters on a BART train
  • Commuters seemed to cope without the Bay Bridge thanks to lots of warnings and amped up public transportation.
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  • Empty old Bay Bridge eastern span
  • With the race on to open the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, Caltrans is wasting no time starting demolition of the old one.
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  • A look at the old and new eastern spans of the Bay Bridge
  • Caltrans says crews made a lot of progress on prep work that must be done before they can open the new span on the Bay Bridge.
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  • Caltrans closed the Bay Bridge last night and crews have been working all night to prepare for the opening of the new span
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  • A bride and groom are moving ahead with plans to get married this Sunday on Treasure Island.
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  • Commuters are expecting a rough commute with the five day Bay Bridge closure underway.
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  • Watch time-lapse video from Yerba Buena Island cam of overnight construction on the Bay Bridge.
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