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Dumbarton Bridge

Fremont, CA 94536
+1 510-817-5700
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Daily commute

If you commute during rush hour, its hit or miss - it could take you a while to get past the bridge... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Jubin E
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Fremont, California, United States
An every day drive to and from work

There's not much else to say. When traffic is good, I can get over the bridge to the 101 in good... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Michael P
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Newark, California
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Fremont, CA 94536
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Reviewed 7 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 Jubin E
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 Michael P
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 22 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 Dennis Y
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The Dumbarton Bridge is a necessity if you need to get from SFO/San Francisco across to other locations in the Bay Area. I haven't had to experience it at Rush Hour, but outside of that have not had any issues. I enjoy the views of...More

Thank bbbob84
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The new Dumbarton Bridge has definitely made it easier to travel between the East Bay and West Bay, but the traffic is always increasing since the opening of Face Book headquarters and also the increase in traffic to Palo Alto and Menlo Park. The best...More

1  Thank Shakirak2013
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I am reviewing from a cyclist perspective because it's just another toll bridge to drive over. The road from Don Edwards to the bridge is pretty rough (chip seal, concrete repairs, pot holes, trash and nails on the shoulder). The other option is to take...More

1  Thank Luv2hikejulie
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Dumbarton Bridge is convenient when crossing the bay, especially for work. However, take a deep breath and hold your nose since it's one of the smelliest bridges in the area.

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I commuted across this bridge for years and especially love seeing the birds in the early morning or dusk. In the evenings the hawks are often stooping for their last prey-meal before dark. Since the wetlands are on the Pacific Flyway, seasonal bird visitors like...More

Thank EastBayLenore
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The best I can say about the bridge is, it is a wonderful way to get from point "A", one side of the bay to point "B" the other side of the bay. Vast improvement from the original Family owned Dumbarton that was a combination...More

2  Thank newnews10
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