Last year, the new east span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened to traffic. But with a new shiny portion of the bridge comes the end of an era for the now retired portion of the east span of the Bay Bridge. Demolition is now underway.
[A] piece of our history will be gone forever. Some of the bridge should remain behind for future generations to enjoy. There are plans for pieces in Gateway Park, maybe a pier with a view where the bridge once was and even talks of pieces in a museum. We think that something more creative should be done with some of the scrap. Let’s use a few small sections and create the most modern self-sustaining housing and eco multi-use space in the world.
This post was originally published on Smartplanet.com