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Terror threat may reshape Golden Gate seismic plans

Ways to ‘harden’ bridge towers to survive a blast being examined. Golden Gate Bridge officials are considering altering seismic retrofit plans to include strengthening the span’s towers to withstand a terrorist attack. They are examining for the first time ways to “harden” the towers “to protect against blast,” according to a staff report, as officials prepare to seek a construction company to begin work on the $160 million third phase of the seismic retrofit project. Full Story

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