Today Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 157 by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) to speed up efforts to reopen the eastbound third lane on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.
“I am pleased that we are moving closer to reopening the third lane. We can build on this step to get going even faster. Restoring the third eastbound lane should be simple. This bridge was built and designed almost 60 years ago to have three lanes in each direction,” said Assemblymember Levine. “Evening commuters sit idle, polluting the environment, and losing time they could otherwise be spending with their families. Too often non-commute traffic is snarled as well. This situation is unlike gridlock elsewhere in the Bay Area because an immediate remedy is easily available. I look forward to working with Governor Brown on helping frustrated commuters.”