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Incidental Take Authorization: San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge East Span Dismantling Project


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Affected Species
Common Bottlenose Dolphin
California Sea Lion
Harbor Porpoise
Harbor Seal
Northern Elephant Seal
Northern Fur Seal


NOAA Fisheries issued an IHA to the California Department of Transportation for an incidental take authorization to take small numbers of six species of marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to the dismantling of the original East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in the San Francisco Bay, California.

Aerial image of location of original east span foundation piers E4 to E18

Location of original east span foundation piers E4 to E18

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 11/01/2019