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A Way Across the Bay

The low-rise bridge that links the 2 sides of the Bay without much style or pizzaz Functional and... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
Good way of crossing

We were staying in Newark which is 10/15 minutes away. We found it to be the easiest way to cross... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
digger2007
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Manchester UK
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19 Sep 2018
“A Way Across the Bay”
12 Jun 2018
“Good way of crossing”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

traffic is terrible where the cars are bumper to bumper..adn the toll is 5 bucks..too much man and the sideshows are too much

Thank Joey C
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The low-rise bridge that links the 2 sides of the Bay without much style or pizzaz Functional and often congested.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We were staying in Newark which is 10/15 minutes away. We found it to be the easiest way to cross the bay and travel in to San Francisco. The toll charge is $5

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

smooth traveling as long as it's not rush hours I really can't think of 100 words to write about crossing the bridge

Thank onebaycitylefty
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Of the seven(?) crossings in the Bay Area, this one is near the bottom. Nothing much to see when driving across. Bad traffic during rush hour. It's a bridge.

Thank Milpitas_traveller
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Traveled several times through this bridge. It is a nice experience though often it is crowded. Watching the surrounding water and passing vehicles make the crossing of this bridge a nice experience.

Thank Usha65
Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you commute during rush hour, its hit or miss - it could take you a while to get past the bridge (esp. Tuesday / Wednesday), other times its a breezy path to get to the 101. In the evenings (most days), there area near...More

Thank jubda
Reviewed 9 April 2017

There's not much else to say. When traffic is good, I can get over the bridge to the 101 in good time. When traffic is bad, the entire commute turns bad. I don't really care for how the lanes minimize after the toll gates because...More

Thank mpmilestogo
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The Dumbarton Bridge opened with a running race called "first Crossing" my son won it and I placed fairly well also, so whenever I cross it, I have fond memories.

Thank Douglas D
Reviewed 23 October 2016

much better than going over the san mateo bridge and then, south on 880....east to west, during the afternoon commute times can be miserable

Thank 451dennisy
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