(What might’ve been) Webster Freeway

Check out this mashup of the freeways that were planned in the 50s and 60s, but never built (thankfully!). Included among the plans was a southern crossing of the bay bridge that would connect SF  to 880 South via Alameda!

This would have been an additional crossing S of the Bay Bridge, terminating in Oakland (two approaches in Oakland: one along Alameda and one along Doolittle to the I-880/Hegenberger interchange). The history of the Southern Crossing goes back at least to 1948, when the state department of public works prepared a report on additional toll crossings of San Francisco Bay.

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One Response to “(What might’ve been) Webster Freeway”

  1. Eric Fischer Says:

    A map of another route the Southern Crossing freeway might have taken through Alameda, as planned in 1956: http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkingsf/4145910657/

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