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Good news? Brand new Bay Bridge replacement bolts haven’t cracked yet

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Not sure how much confidence this is meant to inspire, but that new batch of 192 bolts—that began to be installed, what, a couple of weeks ago?—are said to be OK so far. These aren’t the kind of bolts you pick up at the hardware store. They’re 9 to 17 feet long and have a 2 1/2 inch diameter. And yes, says the Chronicle, they came from the same Ohio company that produced all those faulty ones.


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