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Below: New Bay Bridge East Span

 To view the Bay Bridge East Span project on Google Earth:

  • STEP 1:
    Download the free Google Earth application

    Launch the application, and be sure to have the "3D Buildings" layer checked:
    Menu | View | Sidebar | Layers | 3D Buildings
  • STEP 2:
    Visit the Bay Bridge on Google Earth

    (Note: If this link doesn't activate the Google Earth "placemark," you may need to right-click on the link, save the linked file to your desktop, and then double-click on its icon.)

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About BATA
Describes who we are and what we do, including our relationship with MTC and Caltrans.

Bridge Facts
Provides a brief description and basic facts and figures about each of the seven state-owned toll bridges that link the San Francisco Bay Area.

Tolls and Traffic
Enumerates vehicular traffic, toll revenue statistics along with the current toll schedule.

Bridge Projects
Summarizes and describes current major improvements being made to the bridges by BATA and Caltrans.

Transit Programs
Gives a brief rundown of the various bus, rail and ferry programs that are funded directly from toll revenues.

Lists BATA reports and publications that are available online.

Connects to the Web sites of partner agencies and related toll bridge sites.


Answers the most frequently asked questions about BATA.

What is BATA?
The responsibility for the administration, operation and upkeep of the seven state-owned bridges that span the Bay is shared by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), in its role as the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA), and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

The seven state-owned bridges are the Antioch, Benicia-Martinez, Carquinez, Dumbarton, Richmond-San Rafael, San Francisco-Oakland Bay and San Mateo-Hayward bridges.

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