Transportation Sneak peek: Up close on the new Bay Bridge span 12 12 Comments article 12 FacebookTwitteremailPrint By Tracey TaylorFeb. 14, 2011, 12:55 p.m.August 13, 2016 The end of the new span looking towards Treasure Island. All photos: Robert Trachtenberg. Berkeleysider Robert Trachtenberg was lucky enough to be invited recently to join a special field trip with one of the engineers for the new span of the Bay Bridge. He shared his photographs with Berkeleyside… This section will carry cables. Temporary steel structure awaiting the next concrete and steel section. New five-lane bridge looking towards Berkeley. This solid piece of steel will carry the cables for the bridge.