Your Weekend Transit Advisory: Subway construction moratorium, Salesforce, Urbanathlon

Holiday Moratorium
Central Subway construction will pause on Stockton Street in Union Square and recommence in January 2014. All Union Square businesses remain open. Stockton Street and Ellis Street will be paved and reopened to traffic by Friday. One lane of Ellis Street between Stockton Street and the Ellis-O’Farrell Garage will remain closed during the holidays due to work related to the Central Subway tunnels.

Salesforce Convention
The Salesforce convention is taking place at the Moscone Center and will end on Friday.

Howard Street between 3rd and 4th streets will remain closed until 8 p.m. Saturday:

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

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.

For more event details, please visit www.menshealthurbanathlon.com.

From 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.:
3rd Street between Berry and Channel streets
Terry Francois Boulevard between 3rd Street and Pier 48

From 7 to 8:10 a.m.
The Embarcadero between Washington and Mission streets

From 7:15 to 8:50 a.m.:
Grant Avenue between Vallejo and Chestnut streets
Intersections: Lombard, Chestnut, Francisco, Bay and North Point streets at Grant Avenue

From 7:15 to 8:45 a.m.:
Stockton Street between Greenwich and Beach streets
Intersections: Lombard, Chestnut, Francisco, Bay and North Point streets at Stockton Street

From 7:20 to 9 a.m.:
North Point Street between Powell Street and The Embarcadero
The Embarcadero between Bay and Beach streets
Intersections: Stockton and Kearny streets at The Embarcadero

From 7:20 to 9:50 a.m.:
Jefferson Street between Taylor and Hyde streets

From 7:15 to 10:15 a.m.:
The Little Embarcadero between Taylor and Powell streets
Taylor Street between The Little Embarcadero and Jefferson 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

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