SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -

The Bay Bridge will be closed during Labor Day weekend.

The bridge will be shut down from 8 p.m. on Wednesday August 28 through 5 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3 while workers take the bridge's original East Span out of service and open the new bridge to traffic.

Caltrans asks travelers planning on going to the Bay Area that weekend to plan ahead.

For more information you can visit baybridgeinfo.org.