N and J Line Rail and Street Improvements
From 8 p.m., Friday through 5 a.m., Monday, the SFMTA will continue the Church & Duboce project which will include track replacement on Duboce Avenue between Church and Webster streets as well as electric, sewer and other civic improvement work on Duboce Avenue between Steiner and Fillmore streets, on Fillmore Street between Duboce Avenue and Hermann Street, and on Church Street between Duboce Avenue and Market Street.
The SFMTA personnel will also continue the Carl Street project which will include track replacement for the Sunset Tunnel, street repairs on the north side of Carl Street between Stanyan and Cole streets, as well as sewer work and manhole repairs on the center of Carl Street between Hillway Avenue and Willard Street and overhead wire repair work at various locations along Carl Street.
During construction the N Line will be shut down with substitute service provided by bus from Ocean Beach to Church Street. No N Line or J Line service will operate in the Metro subway; however, S Shuttles will provide supplemental rail service between West Portal Station and Caltrain Station at 4th and King streets. The J Church Line will operate between the Balboa Park Station and the Church and Market streets. J Line customers will need to transfer between the Church Street Metro Station and the Church Street stop at Market and 15th streets.
Muni Service Impacts
The N Judah bus will operate all weekend between Ocean Beach and Market Street at Church Street.
From La Playa to Arguello the N buses will follow the regular N Line route.
East of Arguello the N service will use Frederick Street.
The service will run as an express between Cole and Frederick streets and Castro Street and Duboce Avenue.
Rail service on the J Church Line will only operate between the Balboa Park Muni Metro/BART Station and Church and Market streets.
J Church customers can transfer at Church and Market streets between regular J Line service on the street and Metro subway service provided by the K, L, M and T lines between Church Station and Embarcadero Station.
The 22 Fillmore Route will need to detour around Church Street and Duboce Avenue from 1 a.m. Saturday until 5 a.m., Monday.
The N Owl will run between Ocean Beach and Caltrain (4th & King) with a detour on Frederick Street instead of Carl Street and a detour around Church Street and Duboce Avenue.
Construction will require partial closure of Church Street between Market and Hermann streets. At least one lane will remain open for southbound and northbound traffic.
Driveways to the Safeway Plaza will be accessible from both Church and Market streets.
Fillmore Street will be closed between Hermann Street and Duboce Avenue on Sunday only.
?? Duboce Avenue between Belcher and Church streets will be closed.
?? Westbound traffic on Carl Street between Stanyan and Cole streets will be detoured to Parnassus Avenue whereas eastbound lane will remain open.
?? NO parking will be available on Carl Street between Stanyan and Cole streets.
?? Partial closure will be required on Carl Street between Hillway Avenue and Willard Street. Only one lane will remain open on both directions. The center lane will be closed.
On Saturday San Francisco Opera’s performance of Verdi’s Rigoletto will be broadcast live at AT&T Park. The show will begin at 8 p.m.
Muni customers may purchase their fare in advance. Muni fares will be sold at the following locations and during the time specified:
Embarcadero Metro Station 5 to 8 p.m.
AT&T Park 3 p.m. to approximately 11:05 p.m.
Additional Muni Metro service will be provided to supplement S Shuttles and the existing T Third service to the ballpark.
Heavy traffic is expected both before and after the show. Participants and those traveling in the area are encouraged to take public transit and allow extra travel time.
Giant Race Half Marathon
The 2012 Giant Race Half Marathon and 10K and 5K races will take place on Sunday along The Embarcadero, Fisherman’s Wharf and the Marina. The 5K race will start at 8 a.m., the Half Marathon and 10K races will start at 8:30 a.m.
The race will start south of AT&T Park, continue north on The Embarcadero, west along Fisherman’s Wharf, through Fort Mason and the Presidio, returning along the same route to conclude inside AT&T Park.
The following street closures will be required:
From 11 p.m., Saturday to 11:30 a.m., Sunday
?? Eastbound King Street between 2nd and 3rd streets
From 3 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Sunday
?? Northbound Embarcadero between 2nd and Townsend streets
?? Northbound 3rd Street between King and Channel streets
?? Terry A. Francois Boulevard between 3rd and Mission Rock streets
From 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday
?? Northbound Embarcadero between 2nd and Jefferson streets
From 7:30 to 11 a.m., Sunday
?? Jefferson Street between The Embarcadero and Aquatic Park
From 8 to 11 a.m., Sunday
?? Laguna Street between Marina Boulevard and Bay Street
?? Bay Street between Laguna and Franklin streets
?? Marina Boulevard between Ford Mason Park and Buchanan Street
?? Westbound Marina Boulevard between Buchanan Street and Doyle Drive
The following Muni routes and lines will be affected:
?? F Market & Wharves
?? K Ingleside
?? N Judah
?? T Third
?? 19 Polk
?? 28 19th Avenue
?? 30 Stockton
?? 39 Coit
?? 47 Van Ness
?? 49 Van Ness-Mission
Dreamforce 2012 Conference
The 10th annual conference, known as Dreamforce, hosted by Salesforce will take place at the Moscone Center from Monday, Sept. 17 to next Friday, Sept. 21.
Howard Street between 3rd and 4th streets will be closed from noon, Saturday, Sept. 15 to noon, next Saturday, Sept. 22. Traffic on Howard Street will be detoured around the event area. Motorists may use the following re-routes:
Via 2nd Street to westbound of Harrison Street to any northbound streets; or
?? Via New Montgomery Street to Hawthorne Street, then to either Folsom or Harrison streets.
No Muni routes or lines will be affected.
The Dreamforce Gala will take place in the Civic Center next Wednesday, Sept. 19 beginning at 6:30 p.m.
The following street closures will be required during the event:
From 6 a.m., Sunday to 7 a.m., next Saturday, Sept. 22
?? Grove Street between Polk and Larkin streets
?? Fulton Street between Larkin Street and The Pioneer Monument
From 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18 to 6 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 20
?? Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place between Grove and McAllister streets
From 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18 to 8 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 20
?? Fulton Street between The Pioneer Monument and Hyde Street
From 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 19 to 2 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 20
?? Larkin Street between Hayes and McAllister streets
Muni route 19 Polk will be affected.
49ers Football Game
The San Francisco 49ers will host their first home game on Sunday, against the Detroit Lions starting at 5:20 p.m. at the 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.
Muni offers several ways to get to Candlestick Park from locations throughout San Francisco. There are four Muni Express routes and two Shuttles.
The Muni Express route is Special Event Fare Service
Adult fare: $12 roundtrip
Youth/Senior/Disabled fare: $10 roundtrip
Muni monthly pass, Passport or CityPass Special Event Add-on fare: $8 roundtrip (adult and discount pass holders)
The Candlestick Shuttles are regular fare service, $2 adult per trip and $.75 for youth/senior/disabled per trip.
In order for Clipper customers with a monthly pass to obtain the add-on fare discount, at least $8 in cash value must be loaded to their Clipper cards prior to boarding the special event Muni service.
Customers can load their cards online at www.clippercard.com (please allow at least five days for processing), or at one of the participating Clipper vendors or ticket vending machines in a Muni Metro station. 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.
Muni customers may purchase their fare in advance. SFMTA staff will sell Muni fares from 2:20 p.m. at the following locations:
?? Balboa Park BART Station
?? Sutter Street/Sansome Street
?? 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
?? 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
79X Candlestick Express Re-route
The southbound 79X Candlestick Express, which provides express service to the 49ers game from downtown, will be re-routed all season due to Central Subway construction on Stockton and 4th streets. Customers traveling to the game can board the 79X Candlestick Express at the following locations:
?? Sutter and Sansome
?? Sutter and Kearny
Mason and Geary
Cyril Magnin and Market
5th Street and Mission
5th Street and Howard
5th Street and Folsom
The southbound buses will then travel express to Candlestick Park from 5th and Folsom. Northbound buses will remain on their regular route.