Salesforce Convention To Disrupt Downtown Traffic And Transit Next Week

Salesforce Convention
The Salesforce convention will take place at the Moscone Center next week, from Monday, November 18 to Friday, November 22.

The following street closures will be required beginning 8 p.m., Thursday through 8 p.m., next Saturday, November 23:

From 8 p.m., Thursday to 8 p.m., next Saturday, November 23:
Howard Street between 3rd and 4th streets

From 6 p.m., to midnight, Tuesday, November 19 ONLY:
Northbound Terry Francois Boulevard between South Street and Pier 48
Both lanes on Terry Francois Boulevard between Pier 48 and 3rd Street
Northbound 3rd Street between Terry Francois Boulevard and King Street
Eastbound King Street between 2nd and 3rd streets
Berry Street between 3rd and 4th streets

Significant traffic congestion is anticipated in and around Moscone Center between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily for the duration of the closure. Travelers are encouraged to take public transit or use alternate routes. There will be heavy pedestrian traffic in the area.

Howard Street traffic will be detoured either via 2nd Street to Harrison Street or via New Montgomery Street to Hawthorne Street, then to either Folsom or Harrison streets.

Signage will be placed in advance of the street closures and detour routes.

Caltrans will activate message signs on major freeways entering the city to notify motorists of the closures.

SFMTA Parking Control Officers and San Francisco Police Officers will be deployed at key intersections throughout the closures.

The following Muni routes will be affected:
· 8X (AX/BX) Bayshore Express
· 9 San Bruno
· 10 Townsend
· 12 Folsom
· 14 Mission
· 14L Mission Limited
· 14X Mission Express
· 16X Noriega
· 21 Hayes
· 30 Stockton
· 38/38L Geary
· 41 Union
· 45 Union-Stockton
· 81X Caltrain Express

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  • mz

    Why is it that, when we have a huge publicly owned convention center

  • sebra leaves

    Right on MZ. Why move 14 Muni lines and close streets to accommodate these events? What is this? A week long parade? Let the visitors walk around and experience the “real” San Francisco, complete with rats around the big dig.