Bay Bridge officials said they repositioned skewed anchor rods that attach the span’s main cable. But a leading expert raised doubts about the solution. Other tests leave questions about rods that secure the tower.
Recent tests revealed cracks on one of the massive steel rods that help anchor the new Bay Bridge tower. Caltrans says the bridge does not need the rods to survive an earthquake. If that’s the case, why did the state spend millions on them?