Bike lanes on Bay Bridge gets a boost

April 8, 2009 4:57:32 PM PDT
A plan to add bicycle lanes to the San Francisco side of the Bay Bridge got a boost.SIGN-UP: Get breaking news sent to you

The new eastern span of the bridge, between Oakland and Treasure Island, is already being built to include a bike and pedestrian path.

But adding bike lanes to the western span could cost $160 million to $390 million, according to Caltrans.

On Wednesday, a Bay Area Toll Authority Committee authorized an 18-month engineering study and cost analysis.

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