A Bee investigation has found that the state Department of Transportation technician who conducted key testing to ensure structural integrity of the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge eastern span's foundation was later disciplined for fabricating test results on other projects.

Read the initial Bee investigation here. Additional articles and follow-ups are listed below.

Inside SFOBB Skyway; possible short visit inside suspension span splay chambers in Oakland
Elected officials have called for an independent review of corrosion inside the new $6.5 billion San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
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Some of the most vulnerable and integral cable sections and rods on the new $6.5 billion Bay Bridge are rusting. A Sacramento Bee investigation found corroded cable strands and anchor rods inside supposedly sealed chambers that protect attachments for the main suspension span cable to the bridge deck girders. Experts said if corrosion worsens, it could lead to catastrophic damage well ahead of the planned 150-year service life of the bridge.
Demolition crews remove the upper road deck of the retired eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Friday.
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Deeply Buried Doubts: Questions below the new Bay Bridge

Sacramento Bee investigative reporter Charles Piller talks about his series that raised questions about the structural integrity of the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

Video by Manny Crisostomo.
Interactive graphic: Questions below new bridge
Interactive map: Suspect structures thoughout California
From the Executive Editor: Bridge story is far from finished
Editorial: Caltrans must end the dodge ball on Bay Bridge testing
Editorial: Brown must vet integrity of bridge
KQED interviews Charles Piller: Bridge opening delayed
KCBS interviews Charles Piller
Charles Piller talks about Bay Bridge issues on KQED
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