Officials: Plan For Road Closures In Event Of Earthquake

05/6/2002 | San Francisco Chronicle

A major earthquake in the San Francisco Bay area would severely cripple transportation routes, according to analysts. Officials urge area residents and governments to prepare for such a disaster. The report does not include estimates on the area's bridges, but they likely would be closed, says an expert. Efforts are underway to retrofit bridges to withstand a magnitude-8 quake.

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