Gray Lady on the 580

The late City Councilman Mateo Jimenez would always interject whenever someone uttered the words “San Mateo Bridge” in a sentence. “It’s the Hayward-San Mateo Bridge!!,” he would exclaim.

We imagined him this morning while reading a front page article (registration may be required) in today’s New York Times, which prominently features the bridge and other favorite East Bay roadways.