Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Memorial Day Parking Enforcement, 280 Closure, Carnaval

Memorial Holiday Muni Service and Parking Enforcement
On Monday, Memorial Day holiday, Muni will operate on a Sunday schedule. The 76X Marin Headlands Express Muni bus will be in service.

Parking meters and seven day street sweeping will be enforced citywide on the holiday. Residential parking permits and Monday-Friday daytime street sweeping and commuter towaway 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.

Interstate 280 Bridge Hinge Replacement Project
The California Department of Transportation has begun construction work on the bridge hinge replacement project on Interstate 280 near Cesar Chavez Street. In order for the department to replace four bridge hinges on southbound I-280 and northbound I-280, a full closure of I-280 southbound will be required during the Memorial Day long weekend. Southbound I-280 traffic will be detoured to US-101. Northbound I-280 will remain open.

Beginning at 9 p.m., Thursday, and through 5 a.m., Tuesday, southbound I-280 will be fully closed between downtown San Francisco and the Pennsylvania Avenue on-ramp. Southbound on-ramp closures include:

Mariposa and 18th streets
6th and Brannan streets
King Street

Additional closures are planned for this project:

4th of July Holiday Weekend (Thursday, July 3 – Tuesday, July 8)
Labor Day Holiday Weekend (Thursday, August 28 – September 2)

Baseball Game Traffic Reroutes and Other Transportation Options
From Friday and through next Wednesday, May 28, the San Francisco Giants will play six home games at AT&T Park. Listed below are start times for these games:

Three Games against Minnesota Twins

7:15 p.m., Friday
7:05 p.m., Saturday
1:05 p.m., Sunday

Three Games against Chicago Cubs

1:05 p.m., Monday
7:15 p.m., Tuesday
12:45 p.m., Wednesday

The SFMTA advises motorists of the increased congestion in downtown San Francisco related to these special events and advises commuters to use transit, taxis, bicycles or walk and to avoid using the Bay Bridge in the two hours before or after these games.

As a reminder to fans, in order to reduce congestion on city streets after all events at AT&T Park, the SFMTA will close eastbound King Street between 3rd and 2nd streets from the seventh inning until after the post-game traffic has died down. Additionally, the northbound portion of the 4th Street (Peter R. Maloney) Bridge will be closed 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.

Carnaval Festival
The 36th annual Carnaval Festival will span two days, Saturday and Sunday in the Mission District, 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, 18th, 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd streets between Treat Avenue and Alabama Street
19th Street between Alabama and Folsom streets
Mariposa Street between Treat and Alabama streets
Mistral Street between Harrison Street and Treat Avenue
Harrison Street at Mariposa, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd and Mistral, streets
Treat Avenue at 17th, 18th, 19th and Mistral streets
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 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

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