began hoisting the third of four sets of giant steel pieces that will make up the legs of the 525-foot-tall tower
Read more about the current events here.
But of course, if you're a construction junkie, just reading about the bridge isn't cool enough, so go:
- Check out the live construction camera
- or visit the gorgeous BayBridge360 site, with its collection of videos amassed over the years
Metaphors are of course crucial:
"The tower is like a stool with four legs," Caltrans spokesman Bart Ney said. "We hope to have the four legs in place by Christmas. Then we can put the seat on top."
It's like a giant present, for the entire San Francisco Bay Area!