NB I-280 in San Francisco Reopens Ahead of Schedule After Seismic Retrofitting

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    Northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco reopened late Monday ahead of schedule.

    The freeway, which Caltrans reopened at 9:40 p.m., was closed over the Labor Day weekend as replacement hinges were installed along the highway to strengthen the overpass in the event of more seismic activity.

    The stretch of northbound I-280, from the U.S. Highway 101/I-280 interchange to San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood closed at 2 p.m. on Thursday and was scheduled to remain closed until 5 a.m. Tuesday.

    NB I-280 Closes Over Labor Day Weekend for Seismic Retrofitting

    [BAY] NB I-280 Closes Over Labor Day Weekend for Seismic Retrofitting
    Northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco will be closed over the Labor Day weekend as replacement hinges are installed along the highway to strengthen the overpass in the event of more seismic activity, a Caltrans spokesman said. Christie Smith reports. (Published Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014)