Temperatures across the Midwest are forecast to crash below zero Fahrenheit (minus 18 Celsius) and reach the teens in New York this week as another round of arctic air sweeps south from Canada and a major snowstorm misses the Northeast.
A new span of the San Francisco- Oakland Bay Bridge will open to traffic on Sept. 3, a day after the U.S. Labor Day holiday and 11 years after work began, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission said.
At 8:30 p.m. on Christmas Day 2009, nurse Tiffany Gourley was called to a room at the Windmill Manor nursing home in Coralville, Iowa. She found a 78-year-old male resident who had just had intercourse with an 87-year-old woman. The man, a former college professor, was divorced. The woman, a retired secretary, was married. Both had dementia.
The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, since 1936 the main artery between San Francisco and the rest of the country, will close tonight as crews ready the $6.4 billion replacement of its earthquake-damaged eastern span.
Eight years after a section of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge collapsed in the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, California officials said they’d spend $1.28 billion to replace the damaged eastern span by 2004.
The reconstruction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, one of the largest U.S. public- works projects at $6.3 billion, fell further behind as officials delayed the opening of the new east span, a move that may put bonus payments to contractors at risk.