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Old Bay Bridge Living On As Art Throughout California

Focus On Art, History, and Sustainability

Caltrans News Flash #139

Date: July 18, 2017
District: Headquarters
Contact: Alejandro Lopez
Phone: (510) 286-5445
Contact: Tamie McGowen
Phone: (916) 657-5060

OAKLAND — In this Caltrans News Flash, we show you how steel from the old Bay Bridge east span is being transformed into works of art.

Through the Bay Bridge Steel Program, more than 450 tons of recycled steel has been awarded to artists for restoration and transformation into new visual art pieces that will be viewed by the public throughout California. The program supports the department's goal of sustainability and shares the history of the old east span.

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This Caltrans News Flash is the 139th in a series of videos highlighting Caltrans' activities that present the wide-ranging and critical work that Caltrans does to enhance California's economy and livability.To see more of these and other videos, search for #CaltransNewsFlash on Twitter or visit Caltrans News Flash on YouTube (

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