traffic.transit.jpgN Line Rail and Street Improvements
This weekend due to weather the Carl Street and Church and Duboce projects will not proceed with planned construction. Work will continue next weekend, weather permitting.

The N Judah Line will operate with regular light rail service.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival
On Saturday the St. Patrick’s Day parade and festival will be held on Market Street and in the Civic Center Plaza.

Starting at 10 a.m. the St. Patrick’s Day parade units will gather along 2nd Street between Market and Brannan streets. At 11:30 a.m. the parade will move west along Market Street to McAllister Street and proceed west to Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place and south to Grove Street where the parade will disband.

Market Street between 1st Street and Van Ness Avenue will be closed to traffic beginning at 11 a.m. There will be no cross traffic along Market Street during the parade which should end by 3 p.m. Streets will reopen as the marchers pass and the streets are cleaned. The reviewing stand will be on Carlton B. Goodlett Place.

The festival in Civic Center Plaza will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m. Grove Street between Larkin and Polk streets will be closed for the event from 12:01 a.m. to midnight Motorists should be advised that traffic in the area may be congested.

The following Muni routes and lines will be affected by the parade as early as 10 a.m.:

?? F Market
?? 2 Clement
?? 5 Fulton
?? 6 Parnassus
?? 8 Shuttle
?? 8X Bayshore Express
?? 9 San Bruno
?? 10 Townsend
?? 12 Folsom Pacific
?? 19 Polk
?? 21 Hayes
?? 27 Bryant
?? 30 Stockton
?? 31 Balboa
?? 38/38L Geary
?? 45 Union-Stockton
?? 71 Haight-Noriega

Muni customers wishing to see the parade or who otherwise want to go downtown are advised to take Muni Metro.

Double Soccer Games
On Saturday two soccer games will take place at AT&T Park. The San Jose Earthquakes versus Houston Dynamos game will start at 2 p.m. and the Mexico versus Senegal game will begin at 4:30 p.m. The gate will open at 1 p.m.

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.

Muni customers may purchase their fares in advance at the following locations during the time specified:

?? Embarcadero Metro Station 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
?? AT&T Park 2 p.m. to 30 minutes after conclusion of game

Emerald Across the Bay 12K
On Sunday the Emerald Across the Bay 12K race will be held from East Fort Baker in Marin County to Aquatic Park starting at 8:30 a.m.

Runners will leave East Fort Baker, run across the Golden Gate Bridge and exit the Golden Gate Bridge Maintenance Yard. The runners will continue through the Presidio to Marina Boulevard and proceed through Fort Mason to Aquatic Park.

One lane of Marina Boulevard will be closed in the westbound direction from Marina Gate to Buchanan Street from 8 to 10:30 a.m.

The following Muni routes will be affected:

19 Polk
28 19th Avenue

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