Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: America’s Cup, Another Market Street Closure, Partial Muni Metro Shutdown

America’s Cup
America’s Cup events will take place at the America’s Cup Park located at Pier 27 and America’s Cup Village located on Marina Green this weekend. Races are scheduled for approximately 12:15 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, each day.

Muni will continue to provide supplemental transportation services to welcome the America’s Cup sailing fans and to keep the city moving:
· MS-Marina-Pier 27 bus shuttles from Pier 27 to Bay & Fillmore near Marina Green will run between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

· MM-Market-Marina bus shuttles from Civic Center BART/Muni station to Bay & Fillmore near Marina Green will run between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Event, participants can also go by bike. The newly painted green bike lanes are in place along The Embarcadero from North Point to Howard streets in both directions. Please note the southbound lane will not include the auto right-turn dash markings at this time, but the SFMTA crews will be back in August to apply special reflective treatments in merge areas for right turns.

Market Street Repaving Project
Beginning 7 p.m., Friday and continue through 5 a.m., Sunday, the San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) will repave the curb lanes on Market Street between 4th and 6th streets, including the intersections at Mason and Markets, 5th and Cryil Magnin streets and 4th, Stockton and Ellis streets.

During the repaving work, with an exception of Muni buses, no vehicles or bikes will be allowed on Market Street between 4th and 6th streets.

Traffic detours will be in place.

Cross traffic at the following intersection along Market Street will not be allowed during the repaving work:

· Mason Street
· 5th Street
· Cryil Magnin Street
· 4th Street
· Stockton Street
· Ellis Street

During the construction, all Muni buses and trolleys will run on the center lanes and use island stops for loading and unloading between 4th and 6th streets.

In addition, the following Muni bus routes will be re-routed:
· 8X Bayshore Express
· 27 Bryant
· 30 Stockton
· 31 Balboa
· 45 Union/Stockton

Muni Metro Turnback Rail Rehabilitation Construction Project
Beginning 1:30 a.m., Saturday and through 4:00 a.m., Monday, the SFMTA will begin the Muni Metro Turnback Rail Project this weekend and will continue approximately through November. This construction project will require five separate weekend partial shutdowns.

During the construction, service of Muni Metro lines will be affected:

· KT Ingleside/Third Street line will operate between Balboa Park and Embarcadero stations.
· N Judah line will operate between Ocean Beach and Embarcadero stations
· T line will operate between Sunnydale and Mission Rock stations

There will be bus shuttles from Mission Rock and Third streets to Market and Spear streets via Caltrain.

Customers should board on buses at nearby marked bus stops.

Clement Street Farmers Market Pilot
The Clement Street Farmers Market has been taking place every Sunday and will continue until August 25.

A street closure of Clement Street between 2nd and 4th avenues from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. will be required each Sunday.

Muni bus route 2 Clement will be affected during the street closure on Sundays.

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