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Background informationProject Created: September 11, 2008

Project Name: Golden Gate Bridge
Year in Operation: 1937
Sector: Transportation
Subsector: Bridge
Status: In Operation
Type: New Facility
Description: Major transportation artery across the entrance (the Golden Gate) to San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Design Bid Build
Is the project still active: Yes

Project Locations

City: San Francisco
State: California
Country: United States of America

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Land: Federal Government authorized, through permit issued by the Secretary of War, to proceed both with the design and construction of the bridge across the channel, and to make use of federal land on both sides for support and access structures.
Checkbox Checked Revenue Stream (Cash Flow) Protected Through Long Term Commitment(s) of Public Sponsor(s): To finance the construction of the bridge and to secure the repayment of debt caused by a shortfall in estimated revenues, citizens in the the counties of San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Humboldt, and Del Norte voted to create the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation Authority under California law, and to provide that debt incurred by the new Authority would be secured by taxes on private property in the supporting counties.

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

Checkbox Checked

From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: The Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation Authority borrowed funds sufficient to design, construct, and initially maintain the facility, secured by property taxes on citizens in member counties of the Authority.

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Construction Manager At Risk Variants: Public Sponsor contracts with Construction Contractor after Design is Complete.

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Initial Design and Construction

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: September 11, 2008
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
Pre-Feasibility (Public Sponsor Expense)
> $50 Million US
< $100 Million US


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