Officials find crack in second beam at Transbay Transit Center as closure extended

Officials said Wednesday that the closure of the Transbay Transit Center will continue through the end of next week as they seek to figure out why two steel beams have cracked.

The $2.2 billion Transbay Transit Center, which opened Aug. 12, was shut down yesterday after crews found a fissure in one steel beam in the ceiling that supports the rooftop park and garden. The Transbay Joint Powers Authority, the public agency that built and operates the transit center, immediately shut down the center,…