For anyone who just can't wait until September to drive over the World's Largest Self-Anchored Suspension Bridge, this computer simulation released by CalTrans is basically the exact same thing as driving from virtual Oakland to virtual Yerba Buena Island. In other words: it's a CGI version of your mind-numbing morning commute.
First, we head westbound into the City, behind a painfully slow computer generated Prius (enjoy fullscreen with your face up by your monitor for full effect):
And on the eastbound commute, we awake behind the wheel just in time to emerge from the bottom level of the Yerba Buena tunnel and burst into the sunlight of the new side-by-side setup:
According to CalTrans, drivers should enjoy the expansive views now on this impossible-to-crash version now. As spokesman Andrew Gordon told press recently, the new bridge will offer a new experience for drivers and things should smoother and more graceful, but drivers should "keep the gawking for their passengers."