Alfred Zampa Memorial Bridge celebrates 15 years

It has been 15 years since the Alfred Zampa Memorial bridge opened to westbound traffic on Interstate 80 between Vallejo and Crockett, replacing the original 1927 Carquinez Bridge that got Zampa his start as a bridge builder. Alfred Zampa was a blue-collar ironworker that worked on bridges in California, Arizona and Texas. In the 1930’s […]

Hovering above the Alfred Zampa Memorial Bridge

Here’s some beautiful aerial footage of the bridge that was recently shot.

2015 Crab Feed Cancelled

The 10th Annual ALFRED ZAMPA MEMORIAL CRAB FEED FOR THIS YEAR, 2015, has been cancelled due to the toxin scare in Dungeness crab. Your refunds will be in the mail as quickly as we can process them. Thank you for your patience. – Dick Zampa

Flashback: Al Zampa on Charles Kuralt

Charles Kuralt takes a look at people who build things, including an interview with Alfred Zampa on the 50th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge.

KGO features Zampa family

KGO TV had a really nice piece on Al Zampa and the generations of Zampa ironworkers that have come after him. They’re the first family of Bay Area bridge builders. Claiming four generations, the Zampa’s have been watching the transition from the old to new Bay Bridge as closely as anyone. The family has come […]

Walk of Honor 2013

The annual Walk of Honor for veterans is happening on Saturday, May 18, 2011 on the Al Zampa Memorial Bridge. This is a walk honoring ALL military veterans, an opportunity to say “Thank You” for their service to our country so that we may enjoy our freedom. Check out the website for more details.

Zampa family featured for 75th anniversary of Golden Gate Bridge

This week, ABC 7’s Heather Ishimaru has been telling the stories of the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge. As a part of her coverage, she has featured the Zampa family in two stories. On May 21, the story centered on the Gladiator Women Program, which was designed and implemented by Dick Zampa Jr., […]

Hanging Iron and Halfway to Hell on sale

The Labor Video Project has created a special deal on two classic videos about Ironworkers. “Halfway To Hell – The Workers & Unions That Built The Golden Gate Bridge” and “Hanging Iron, After The Quake of ’89” have been combined onto one DVD for Ironworkers and Building Trades Workers in a special offer for $15.00 […]

A new look

Welcome to the new web site. We’ve cleaned out some cobwebs and rearranged the furniture. If you’re looking for info on Al, click on “The Man”, to see pictures of the bridge, click on “The Bridge”, if you want to learn about the Alfred Zampa Memorial Bridge Foundation, click on “The Foundation”. Click around and […]