Two thrilling chapters in bridge porn this morn: 1) Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi, or "Astro_Soichi," tweeted this photo of the Golden Gate Bridge and its morning shadow. From space. And 2) the first piece of the Bay Bridge's new, self-anchored suspension span was lifted into place on top of temporary scaffolding yesterday, and then, "like the first part of a giant LEGO ... clicked ... into place."
· Golden Gate Bridge [Twitpic/Astro_Soichi, via BJ via AM]
· Permanent section of Bay Bridge span lifted into place [ABC 7]