The end of the new span looking towards Treasure Island. All photos: Robert Trachtenberg.

Berkeleysider Robert Trachtenberg was lucky enough to be invited recently to join a special field trip with one of the engineers for the new span of the Bay Bridge. He shared his photographs with Berkeleyside…

This section will carry cables.
Temporary steel structure awaiting the next concrete and steel section.
New five-lane bridge looking towards Berkeley.
This solid piece of steel will carry the cables for the bridge.

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...