Google helps envision the future of the Bay Bridge
In a partnership between Google and the California Department of Transportation, Google Earth users can get a live representation of construction progress on the Bay Bridge.
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This week, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced a partnership with Google to bring the planned Bay Bridge to Google Earth. The bridge, under construction since 2002 and slated to be completed in 2013, will be mapped in Google Earth, with the currently-under-construction and completed portions visible in varying opacities.
We rode along with Google Earth co-founder Michael Jones to take a look at the live site construction in the San Francisco Bay. Take a look into the future in Google Earth, here (zipped file).