In Your Town for Oct. 29, 2019, Path on bridge to open Nov. 16

The long-planned pedestrian and bicycle lane on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge is set to open on Nov. 16, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

The bi-directional pedestrian path will be located on the third lane of the upper span of the bridge and will provide the first bike path connection from Marin to the East Bay.

The path will be separated from westbound traffic by a moveable barrier. The $20 million project’s planned opening date in May was delayed several months after falling concrete from the upper deck prompted months of emergency deck repairs by Caltrans.

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