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Important Note: If you or someone you know is considering suicide, please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) for help. Caring individuals are ready to help.

First Quarter of 2014: Target to complete the $5 million Final Design effort for the now-projected $66 million NET SYSTEM.

July 28, 2011: Contract was awarded to HNTB Corporation for the NET SYSTEM Final Design. The $5 million effort is being funded by MTC – see July 28, 2010 below. The consultant is now verifying existing conditions and developing preliminary designs.

August 13, 2010: The Request for Proposals to engage consultants to design and prepare construction bid documents for the Suicide Deterrent Net System was issued.

July 28, 2010: Metropolitan Transportation Commission allocates $5 million to do the Final Design work that is needed to move the project forward.

February 12, 2010: Completed the environment and preliminary engineering certification of the Final Environmental document (FEIR) with the NET SYSTEM as the preferred alternative with a preliminary cost estimate of $66 million (updated estimate in 2014).

Fall 2006: Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District), San Francisco, CA, initiated the Golden Gate Bridge Physical Suicide Deterrent System, Preliminary Engineering and Environmental Project.

Funding to construct the NET SYSTEM (estimated at $66 million in 2014) is not identified, and current Board policy states that this funding will not come from Bridge toll revenues. Contributions towards this project may be sent to GGBHTD, P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station, San Francisco, CA 94129, Attention: Accounting/Suicide Barrier.

Project related questions may be submitted to bridgecomments@goldengate.org.

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) for help. Caring individuals are ready to help.

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