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Goldengatebridge _ san Francisco

Report about San Francisco I want to tell you everything about the most important attractions of San Francisco, and I will start with the Golden Gate Bridge. The Golden Gate Bridge is the connection between the Pacific Ozean and the San Francisco Bay. It was built in 1937. It’s 67m high and 2739m long. In the past many people who have considered to commit suicide, jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge. Nowadays it’s secured with a higher fence. There’s permanently a lot of traffic on this bridge. When you drive across the bridge southbound, you have to pay $2 toll. The drive northbound is free of charge. 1872 Earliest discussion of building a bridge across the Golden Gate Strait. May 25, 1923 The State Legislature passes the Golden Gate Bridge and Highway District Act of California into law. December 4, 1928 Golden Gate Bridge and Highway District is incorporated as the entity to design, construct, and finance the Golden Gate Bridge. The District includes the counties of San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma, Del Norte, Mendocino and Napa. August 27, 1930 Joseph B. Strauss submits his final plans for the Golden Gate Bridge to the District Board of Directors. November 4, 1930 Voters within the 6 counties of the District approve a $35 million bond issue to finance construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. The vote is 145,657 YES and 46,954 NO. On January 5, 1933, Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins. Opening Day on the Golden Gate BridgePhoto copyright © Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District. All Rights Reserved. May 27, 1937 Golden Gate Bridge opens to pedestrian traffic. May 28, 1937 Golden Gate Bridge opens to vehicular traffic at twelve o'clock noon, when President Franklin D. Roosevelt pressed a telegraph key in the White House to announce the event to the world. The Bridge opened ahead of schedule and under budget. November 10, 1969 The California State Legislature passed Assembly Bill 584 authorizing the District to develop a transportation f...

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