Work on eastern span of Bay Bridge complete in China – ContraCostaTimes.com

SHANGHAI — China’s biggest heavy machinery maker wrapped up work Monday on the new, tougher east span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge, hoping success with the $6.3 billion project will help it clinch more overseas contracts.

California’s Department of Transportation chose Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries to fabricate the steel girders and tower meant to improve the earthquake resistance of the bridge linking San Francisco and Oakland after the 1989 Loma Prieta quake collapsed part of the bridge.

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