SAN FRANCISCO WEEKEND TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT IMPACTS OCTOBER 16-17

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The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) advises San Francisco residents and visitors of the following event-related traffic and service impacts this weekend, Saturday, October 16 through Sunday, October 17.

Event participants and fun seekers should check sfmta.com or call 311 to find out which of Muni’s lines and routes will get them where they want to go.

Transbay Terminal Construction

From 7 a.m., Saturday until 11 p.m. Sunday, construction at the Transbay Terminal will require the closure of Fremont Street between Mission and Howard streets.

The following Muni routes will be affected:

· 38/38L Geary

· 71 Haight-Noriega

· 76 Marin Headlands

Potrero Hill Festival

On Saturday, the Potrero Hill Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The following street closures will be required from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.:

· 20th Street between Wisconsin and Missouri streets

· Connecticut Street between 19th and 22nd streets

· Intersection of Connecticut and 20th streets

The 10 Townsend Muni route will be affected from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.:

Nike Women’s Marathon

On Sunday the 7th annual Nike Women’s Marathon will be held throughout San Francisco , beginning with staggered start times at 5:30 a.m. for walkers and 7 a.m. for runners at Union Square and finishing at The Great Highway between Lincoln Way and JFK Drive by 4 p.m.

Race route and closure schedule:

· Post Street between Stockton and Powell street will close at 11 p.m., Saturday

· Other streets in the Union Square area will be closed from 3:30 to 10 a.m., Sunday

· Runners will go east from Post Street to Montgomery Street to Washington Street to The Embarcadero.

· Runners will head north along the Embarcadero onto Jefferson Street , up Polk Street to North Point Street and through Fort Mason onto Marina Boulevard .

· Streets will re-open through the Fisherman’s Wharf area by 10 a.m.

· From Marina Boulevard, runners will enter the Presidio and come out via El Camino de Mar to 32nd Avenue to Clement Street to 45th Avenue to Point Lobos and out to the Great Highway.

· The runners will then enter Golden Gate Park .

· The Great Highway from Point Lobos to Fulton Street will re-open by 11 a.m.

· Once back on the Great Highway from Martin Luther King Way , runners will head south to Skyline Boulevard , turn left and circle Lake Merced . Then, continue north on The Great Highway.

· The finish line is on The Great Highway between Lincoln Way and JFK Drive .

· The Great Highway from Fulton to Lincoln will be re-opened by 4:00 p.m.

At all times, there will be local access for residents throughout the course.

The following Muni routes and lines will be affected:

Starting at 11 p.m., Saturday

3 Jackson

18 46th Avenue

38 Geary

Powell-Hyde Cable Car

Powell-Mason Cable Car

California Cable Car

F Market & Wharves

1 California

2 Clement

3 Jackson

8X Bayshore Express

10 Townsend

12 Folsom-Pacific

18 46th Avenue

19 Polk

23 Monterey

28 19th Avenue

29 Sunset

30 Stockton

38 Geary

47 Van Ness

49 Van Ness -Market

91 Owl

The only Muni re-routes will be in the Union Square area from 4 to 10 a.m.; however, there may be some delays at other locations on the course.

Fiesta on the Hill

The annual Fiesta on the Hill will be held on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The following street closures will be required from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.:

· Cortland Avenue from Folsom Street to Bocana Street

· Andover Street from Cortland Avenue to Ellert Street

· Moultrie Street from Cortland Avenue to Jarboe Avenue

· Intersections of Cortland Avenue and the following: Gates Street , Ellsworth Street , Anderson Street, Bennington Street , Wool Street , Andover Street and Moultri Street

The 24 Divisadero will be re-routed to accommodate the closures.

49ers Football Game

The San Francisco 49ers will host their next home game on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders starting at 1:05 p.m. at Candlestick Park .

Motorists should expect delays on all bridges and freeways leading into San Francisco for at least two hours before the start of the game and for at least two hours after the end of the game. Fans attending the games are encouraged to take public transportation. For more information, go to www.sfmta.com/football.

On game days, Muni offers several ways to get to Candlestick Park from throughout San Francisco . There are four Muni Express routes and two Shuttles.

The Muni Express route is Special Event Fare Service with an adult fare of $10 roundtrip and a youth/senior/disabled fare of $9 roundtrip. The Special Event fare with a Muni or CityPass is $7.

The Candlestick Shuttles are regular fare service, $2 adult cash fare per trip and $.75 for youth/senior/disabled cash fare per trip. All Muni customers who pay cash fare should be sure to ask for a transfer as proof of payment. Please go to www.sfmta.com for fare details.

For service to and from the game, T Third customers should transfer at the Gilman/Paul station to the 87 Candlestick Shuttle, which operates directly between the station and Candlestick Park .

Pre-game Service:

· 75X Candlestick Express – from Balboa Park BART

· 77X Candlestick Express – from California and Van Ness

· 78X Candlestick Express – from California and Funston

· 79X Candlestick Express – from Sutter and Sansome

· 86 Candlestick Shuttle – from Bacon and San Bruno

· 87 Candlestick Shuttle – from Third Street and Gillman, T Third Station

Post-game Service:

· 75X Candlestick Express – to Balboa Park BART

· 77X Candlestick Express – to Van Ness and North Point

· 78X Candlestick Express – to California and Funston

· 79X Candlestick Express – to Kearny and Sutter

· 86 Candlestick Shuttle – to Bacon and San Bruno

· 87 Candlestick Shuttle – to Third Street and Gillman, T Third Station

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