Bay Area folk are so excited that the Bay Bridge's new eastern span finally opened this week, but let's not forgot how impressive the construction is. The above video is a time-lapse of the construction of the bridge from start to finish. For those of you who haven't taken a drive across it yet, the video gives you a good idea of just how close the old span is to the new one, and therefore will take so long to disassemble.
· Time-Lapse of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Construction [Laughing Squid]
· Official San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Construction Time-Lapse [YouTube]
· First Look at the Almost Completed East Span of the Bay Bridge [Curbed SF]