SAN FRANCISCO-The new Transbay bus terminal is beginning to take shape. The project’s architects SMWM this week released designs for the new $904 million facility, which replaces the existing 61-year-old structure at First and Mission Streets.

The new Transbay Terminal will be a five-level glass facility marked by a series of peaked canopies. The terminal will be bounded by Howard, Main, Beale and Folsom Streets.

The 19-member Bay Area Toll authority is expected to approve the struAture Thursday. A temporary building will be opened during the demolition of the old terminal and construction of the new terminal. An end date has not been specified for the project.

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