N and J Line Rail and Street Improvements
The continuation of track improvement work on the Muni Metro system will start Friday, and will require bus substitution on the N Judah Line and disruption to the J Church Line during the weekend of Nov. 17.

The Nov. 17 weekend work on the Church & Duboce project will include track replacement inside the Muni Metro Tunnel at Duboce Portal. Should weather permit, crews will apply red paint on the center lane of Church Street from 16th Street to Duboce Avenue to make it a transit-only lane. This painting project is part of the Church Street pilot program which aims to reduce delays and improve service reliability for the J Church rail line and 22 Fillmore bus route.

The construction hours will be from 8 p.m., Friday to 5 a.m., Monday. Muni service adjustments will need to start an hour early at 7 p.m. on Friday and will continue through construction hours.

During construction the N Line will be shut down with substitute service provided by bus from Ocean Beach to Church Street at Market 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
N Judah Bus: N Judah bus will operate all weekend between Ocean Beach and Church Street at Market Street. From La Playa to Cole Street the N buses will follow the regular N Line route and stops. The service will run as an express between Cole and Carl streets and Castro Street and Duboce Avenue.

J Church: 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.

Traffic Impacts
Streets will remain open to cars, bikes and/or pedestrians during the track work on Duboce Avenue

Weather permitting, center lane on Church Street between 16th Street and Duboce Avenue will be closed from 12 to 4 a.m., Saturday and Sunday for the paint work

Local access will be granted and all local businesses will remain open.

Treasure Island Street Closure
On Saturday the following street closure will be required between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. for an event at the San Francisco Gaelic Fields on Treasure Island: Avenue “H” between 11th and 13th streets

The 108 Treasure Island Muni route will be affected.


Men’s Health Urbanathlon
On Sunday the Urbanathlon 10K race will begin at 7 a.m. from Jefferson Street west of Mason Street and finish at the Marina Green.

Street closures will be required throughout the race area, only major closures are listed below. Local business and residential access will be allowed with possible delays.

From 3 to 10:30 a.m.:
?? Jefferson Street between Westerly Terminus and Powell Street

From 3 to 9:30 a.m.:
?? Telegraph Hill Boulevard between Lombard Street and Pioneer Park

From 4 to 9:30 a.m.:
?? Vallejo Street between Battery and Davis streets

From 7 to 8:15 a.m.:
?? Grant Avenue between Lombard and Green streets

From 7 to 10 a.m.:
?? Northbound 3rd Street between King Street and Terry Francois Boulevard

From 7:10 to 8:40 a.m.:
?? Jackson Street between Front and Drumm streets
?? Front Street between Vallejo and Jackson streets
?? Drumm Street between Jackson and Clay streets

From 7:45 to 11 a.m.:
?? Van Ness Avenue north of Bay Street

The following Muni line and routes will be affected:
?? F Market
?? 8X Bayshore Express
?? 28 19th Avenue
?? 47 Van Ness
?? 49 Van Ness/Mission

49ers Football Game
The San Francisco 49ers will host their eighth home game on Monday, against the Chicago Bears starting at 5:30 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 2:30 p.m. at the following locations:

?? Balboa Park BART Station
?? Sutter Street/Sansome Street

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

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.

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