Oracle Open World
Oracle Open World will occur at the Moscone Center from Sunday, Oct. 2 through Thursday, Oct. 6. An attendance of 45,000 is expected. During this time, the Java One conference will be held at the Parc 55, San Francisco Hilton and the Hotel Nikko.

The following street closures will be required to accommodate this event:

· 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29 through 3 p.m., Friday, Oct. 7: Howard Street between 3rd and 4th streets

· 2 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 until 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7: Mason Street between O’Farrell and Ellis streets

Significant traffic congestion is anticipated in and around Moscone Center between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily for the duration of the closure. Travelers are encouraged to take public transit or use alternate routes.

Howard Street primary detour routes:

For those traveling westbound on Howard Street, the detour will direct traffic south on 2nd Street to Harrison Street.

For those traveling from north of Market on Montgomery, the detour will direct southbound traffic from New Montgomery, westbound on Howard, and south on Hawthorne to either Folsom or Harrison.

Mason Street primary detour route:

Mason Street traffic will detour west on Geary to south on Jones to east on Eddy and back to Mason.

There will be heavy pedestrian traffic in the area.

Detour signs and traffic message boards are installed along Howard Street and the detour routes. Caltrans has activated message signs on major freeways entering the City to notify motorists of the closure.

SFMTA Parking Control Officers and San Francisco Police Officers will be deployed at key intersections prior to and during the closure.

The SFMTA has worked closely with the Mayor’s Office, the San Francisco Police Department and the San Francisco Fire Department in developing the traffic control plan. Attached are detailed maps of the event locations showing detour routes provided by the Oracle World event organizers.

The following Muni routes will be affected:

· 8X (AX/BX) Bayshore Express
· 9 San Bruno
· 10 Townsend
· 12 Folsom
· 14 Mission
· 16X Noriega
· 27 Bryant
· 30 Stockton
· 38/38L Geary
· 41 Union
· 45 Union-Stockton
· 76 Marin Headlands
· 81X Caltrain Express

Critical Mass
On Friday at 6 p.m., the Critical Mass bicycle rides will begin at Justin Herman Plaza.

There will be heavy traffic in the area. Motorists are advised to allow extra travel time.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival
From Friday through Sunday the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Concert will take place at the Speedway, Marx and Lindley Meadows in Golden Gate Park. The concert will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. An attendance of 60,000 participants is expected each day.

The Park streets in the immediate area will be closed. No city streets will require closures.

Concert patrons are encouraged to allow plenty of travel time. Gates will open at 10 a.m. before the first concert each day.

Heavy ridership is anticipated before and after the event, the SFMTA will provide additional Muni buses on the following line and routes:

· N Judah
· 5 Fulton
· 28 19th Avenue
· 29 Sunset

The following are preferred boarding locations after the event:

N Judah – Judah Street and Sunset Boulevard
5 Fulton – Fulton Street at 30th Avenue and Fulton Street at 36th Avenue

The last vehicles will depart these locations at 8 p.m. each night.

Oktoberfest By The Bay
From Friday through Sunday, Oktoberfest USA will hold their annual celebration at Pier 48. The event will take place between 5 p.m. to midnight on Friday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

There will be heavy traffic in the area. Motorists and transit riders are advised to allow extra travel time.

There will be no street closures and no Muni bus services will be affected.

Transbay Terminal Construction
On Saturday due to the construction of the Transbay Terminal, the following partial street closure will be required between 12 a.m., Saturday and 5 a.m., Monday:

1st Street between Mission and Howard streets

During the partial closure, only one southbound traffic lane on the eastside of 1st Street will be open.

No Muni bus service will be affected.

Street Closure in Treasure Island
On Saturday due to a street closure at the Pavilion by the Bay, Avenue of The Palms in Treasure Island will be closed between 6 a.m., Saturday and 1 a.m., Sunday.

The 108 Treasure Island Muni route will be affected.

Outer Noriega Merchants Street Fair
On Saturday the Outer Noriega Merchants Street Fair will take place from noon to 5 p.m. in the Sunset District.

Noriega Street between 45th and 46th avenues will be closed from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The 71 Haight-Noriega Muni route will be affected.

Franciscan Blessing of the Animals
On Saturday the 22nd annual Blessing of the Animals will be held at St. Boniface Church on Golden Gate Avenue between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Golden Gate Avenue between Jones and Leavenworth streets will be closed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The 5 Fulton Muni route will be affected.

Castro Street Fair
On Sunday the Castro Street Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The following street closures will be required from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m.:

· Market Street from Noe to Eureka streets
· Castro Street from 16th to 19th streets
· 18th Street from Noe to Diamond streets
· 17th Street from Hartford to Castro streets
· Intersections: Castro and Market streets, 18th and Market streets, 18th and Collingwood streets

Westbound Market Street traffic will detour at Noe Street to Clipper Street; eastbound will detour at Diamond Street to 19th Street. Motorists traveling north from Market Street towards Divisadero Street should use 14th Street.

The following Muni lines and routes will be affected:

· F Market
· K Ingleside
· L Taraval Owl buses
· M Ocean View
· 24 Divisadero
· 33 Stanyan
· 35 Eureka
· 37 Corbett

Blessing of the Fishing Fleet
On Sunday the annual Blessing of the Fishing Fleet will begin with a procession at 2 p.m. from Saint Peter and Paul’s Church on Washington Square. The procession will proceed to Jefferson Street between Jones and Taylor streets via Columbus Avenue and Leavenworth Street for the blessing celebration at approximately 3 p.m.

The following street closures will be required from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.:

· Filbert Street between Stockton and Powell streets
· Jefferson Street between Jones to Taylor streets

The following Muni lines and routes will be affected:

· Powell-Mason Cable Car
· F Market
· 8X Bayshore Express
· 30 Stockton
· 39 Coit

Bridge to Bridge Run
On Sunday the Bridge to Bridge Run will begin at 9 a.m. from the Ferry Building. Both the 7k and 12k routes will finish in the Presidio at the Parade Grounds.

The following street closures will be required:

· 8:15 – 9:30 a.m., The Embarcadero (northbound) from Mission Street to Washington Street

· 8:30 – 9:30 a.m., The Embarcadero (northbound) from Washington Street to Jefferson Street

· 8:30 – 11 a.m. Lincoln Boulevard from Halleck Avenue and Graham Street in the Presidio

· 9 – 10 a.m., Jefferson Street from Embarcadero to Hyde Street, Hyde Street from Jefferson Street to Beach Street, North Point from Polk Street to Van Ness Avenue

· 9 – 10:15 a.m., Van Ness Avenue from North Point to the Municipal Pier

· 9 – 10:30 a.m., Beach Street (westbound only) from Laguna Street to Buchanan Street, Marina Boulevard (most northern lane only) from Buchanan to the Marina Gate

Traffic will be re-routed around the run.

The following Muni lines and routes will be affected:

· F Market
· 2 Clement
· 6 Parnassus
· 14 Mission
· 21 Hayes
· 28 19th Avenue
· 31 Balboa
· 47 Van Ness
· 49 Van Ness-Mission

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