Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Carnaval, Don’t Forget To Feed The Meter On Memorial Day

Memorial Holiday Muni Service and Parking Enforcement
On Monday, Memorial Day holiday, Muni service will operate on Sunday schedule.

Parking meters and seven day street sweeping will be enforced citywide on the holiday. Commuter tow away, residential parking permits and Monday-Friday daytime street sweeping will not be enforced.

Meters on Port of San Francisco property, including The Embarcadero and Fisherman’s Wharf, are enforced seven days per week throughout the year, except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Hazards are always subject to ticketing and towing.

Carnaval Festival
The annual Carnaval Festival will span two days, Saturday and Sunday, on Harrison Street from 16th Street to 23rd Street. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

The following closures will begin at 7 p.m., Friday and continue through 2 a.m., Monday:
· Harrison Street between 16th and 24th streets
· 17th Street between Treat Avenue and Alabama Street
· 18th Street between Treat Avenue and Alabama Street
· 19th Street between Treat Avenue and Alabama Street
· 20th Street between Treat Avenue and Alabama Street
· Mariposa Street between Alabama and Harrison streets
· Mistral Street between Harrison Street and Treat Avenue
o Harrison Street at Mariposa Street, 17th Street, 18th Street, 19th Street, Mistral Street, 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd streets
o Treat Avenue at 17th Street, 18th Street and 19th Street

Carnaval Parade
On Sunday the Carnaval Parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. The staging area for the parade will be on Bryant Street between 18th and Cesar Chavez streets. Assembly for the parade will begin at 5 a.m. and the parade will finish by 4 p.m.

The parade will proceed west on 24th Street from Harrison Street, north on Mission Street and east on 17th Street to the dispersal area along 17th Street, South Van Ness Avenue and 15th Street.

Cross traffic along Bryant Street where parade staging is will be allowed until 9 a.m.

Streets will be opened to traffic after the parade passes.

No public parking will be available for this event. Event and parade participants are encouraged to take public transportation.

The following Muni routes will be affected:
· 12 Folsom
· 14 Mission
· 14L Mission Limited
· 27 Bryant
· 33 Stanyan
· 48 Quintara-24th Street
· 49 Van Ness/Mission
· 67 Bernal Heights

Athletic Association Event
On Saturday, the San Francisco Gaelic Athletic Association event will take place at the San Francisco Gaelic Fields on Treasure Island.

Avenue “H” between 11th and 13th streets will be closed from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m.

The 108 Treasure Island Muni route will be affected during the closure.

Baseball Game Traffic Reroutes
The San Francisco Giants will play five home games at AT&T Park from Friday through Sunday and next Wednesday and Thursday:

Three home games against Colorado Rockies:
· 7:15 p.m., Friday
· 1:05 p.m., Saturday
· 1:05 p.m., Sunday

Two home games against Oakland Athletics:
· 7:15 p.m., Wednesday
· 12:45 p.m., Thursday

The SFMTA advises motorists of the increased congestion in San Francisco and advises commuters to use transit and avoid using the Bay Bridge on these dates.

As a reminder to fans, in order to reduce congestion on city streets after all events at AT&T Park, the SFMTA will close the northbound portion of the 4th Street (Peter R. Maloney) Bridge to all traffic except streetcars, buses, taxis and bicycles during the post-game period. Giants fans parked south of Mission Creek Channel who are heading north of the channel are encouraged to exit to the south along 3rd or 4th streets in order to avoid congestion on King and 3rd streets after AT&T Park events.

Highway 1 Overnight Closure for Construction
Overnight closure of northbound Highway 1 (Park Presidio Boulevard/Veterans Boulevard) at Lake Street for the Presidio Parkway construction has been taken place each night. This night closure is expected to last for three weeks with the following hours:

Mondays through Thursdays From midnight to 4 a.m.
Fridays through Saturdays From 1 to 4 a.m.

During the closure, Muni routes 28 19th Avenue and 91 Owl will be affected.

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