Drivers easily adjust to Bay Bridge lane changes

The westbound upper deck was closed around 8 p.m. Friday for lane reconfiguration at the Oakland touchdown just past the toll plaza.

Early end to closure provides respite to Golden Gate Bridge travelers who saw a surge in southbound traffic heading into San Francisco. The westbound lanes of the Bay Bridge will be closed from 8 pm Friday, Feb. 17 until 5:00 am Tuesday, Feb.

Caltrans says work has gone so smoothly on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge that the westbound direction of the bridge will be open Sunday night. The roadway was not expected to be open until 5 am Tuesday. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE.

Construction is now complete, and the Bay Bridge has been reopened. Click on the image for more information from Tweet.

It was no simple task to stop all the traffic at five different points, but the Bay Bridge toll plaza is now deserted. Traffic started slowing to a trickle a little before 8 pm The last car passed through at almost exactly 8:00.