San Francisco Marathon Detours and Alerts, July 23 2023

July 20, 2023

    Hi Mooviters, 

    The annual San Francisco Marathon is this Sunday!🏃‍♀️

    The race will begin from The Embarcadero and Mission Street at 5:30 a.m., with staggered starts beginning at 5:15 a.m. The race route will loop north along The Embarcadero, through Fisherman’s Wharf and the Marina into the Presidio and onto Golden Gate Bridge, then south through the outer Richmond District on 26th and 27th avenues. The race will continue through Golden Gate Park, and then through the Haight, crossing Market Street at Guerrero, and then to continue through the Mission District primarily on 16th Street into Mission Bay and then back to The Embarcadero. The race is set to end in the early afternoon.

    Many roads will be closed and buses will be detoured. Please expect longer travel times due to detours and crowds of racers and spectators.

    Muni Detours:🚌

    During the street closures, the following Muni lines and routes will be affected: F Market; N  Judah (AM Bus); T Third Street (AM Bus); L Owl Taraval; N Owl Judah; 1 California; 6 Haight-Parnassus; 7 Haight/Noriega; 8 Bayshore; 9 San Bruno; 12 Folsom/Pacific; 14 Mission; 14R Mission Rapid; 15 Bayview Hunters Point Express; 19 Polk; 22 Fillmore; 24 Divisadero; 27 Bryant; 29 Sunset; 30 Stockton; 31 Balboa; 33 Ashbury/18th; 37 Corbett; 38 Geary; 38R Geary Rapid; 43 Masonic; 44 O’Shaughnessy; 49 Van Ness/Mission and 55 16th Street.

    29 SunsetThere will be NO service to Baker Beach until 10 a.m.

    Road Closures:🚗

    The Embarcadero – 12:01 am to 3:00 pm

    • Northbound Embarcadero/King St. will be closed from 3rd St. to Broadway.
    • Southbound Embarcadero will be closed from Broadway to Harrison.
    • See the map above and below for suggested detours.

    Fisherman’s Wharf – 5:00 am to 10:30 am

    • On Jefferson Street between Powell and Hyde, no vehicles will be allowed.

    Marina District

    • Westbound lanes of Bay Street will be closed from 5:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • Northbound Laguna St from Bay to Marina Blvd will be closed from 5:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • West lanes of Marina Blvd to Yacht Road will be closed from 5:00 AM – 9:00 AM

    Golden Gate Bridge Roadway Lanes & Sidewalks

    • Vehicle traffic will remain open in both directions throughout the event
    • The east side bridge sidewalk will open at 8:45 AM to bikes and pedestrians. The west side bridge sidewalk will open at 10:00 AM to bikes only.

    Golden Gate Bridge Exit and Parking Area

    • Will remain open on Southside of the bridge
    • Vista Point exit (northeast side) and the Vista Point parking lot will be closed from 4:00am to 10:00 am.

    Alexander Avenue Exit and Fort Baker – 5:00am to 10:00am

    • Alexander Ave will be open to Fort Baker Traffic Only
    • Sausalito traffic – please continue North on 101 to Bridgeway 

    Presidio and Golden Gate National Recreation Area – 12:00am to 10:15am

    • From midnight to 10:00am, there will be no access to the Golden Gate Bridge through the Presidio.
    • Lincoln Blvd. and all intersections onto Lincoln Blvd. from the 25th Ave. gate to Lendrum Ct. will be closed from 4:30am to 10:00am.
    • Baker Beach residents may enter and exit the housing areas via the service road from Battery Caulfield. Traffic will be allowed access and egress from Brooks Court and Baker Court via Lincoln Blvd..
    • Mason Street and all intersections onto Mason Street will be closed from the Marina Gate to Crissy Field Avenue from 4:30 am to 10:00am.
    • Crissy Field Avenue will be closed from 4:30 am to 10:00am.

    Richmond District – 6:00am to 10:30 am

    • Eastbound and Westbound Vehicle Traffic should expect delays at 26th Ave. and 27th Ave.
    • 26th and 27th Avenues from Fulton Street to Lake Street closed to through traffic. Cross traffic will be allowed intermittently on California, Clement, Geary, Balboa or Cabrillo. Expect significant delays.
    • Residents west of 27th Avenue are encouraged to use the Great Highway to Lincoln Blvd.

    Sunset and Richmond Districts – 6:00am to 11:00am

    • North and south access through Golden Gate Park should be 19th Avenue/Park Presidio. Expect significant delays.
    • In Golden Gate Park, southbound Crossover Dr to Transverse at JFK Dr.  will be closed.  19th Ave to Stow Lake Dr. will be closed from 5:00 am to approx. 11:00 am.

    Upper Haight Street – 6:30 am to 11:30 am

    • North and south access across Upper Haight Street should use Kezar Drive (from or to Lincoln off Oak and Fell). Expect significant delays.

    Lower Haight Street – 6:30 am to 11:45 am

    • North and south access across Lower Haight Street should use Steiner or Fillmore. Expect significant delays.

    Market Street – 6:30 am to 12:00pm noon

    • Westbound and Eastbound travel on, and access to, Market Street at Duboce Ave. and Guerrero Street should expect significant delays.

    Mission & Potrero Districts: 15th, 16th, & 17th Streets – 6:45am to 12:30pm

    • Northbound and southbound traffic needing to cross over 15th, 16th, and 17th streets should use Highway 280 or Highway 101 whenever possible. Crossovers are also available at some city streets; however, significant delays should be expected: Valencia, South Van Ness, Folsom, Bryant, or Potrero Street.

    Third Street Detour – 7:00 am to 12:30 pm

    • Impacted between Mariposa and 20th Streets.
    • Southbound traffic should use westbound Mariposa Street to Tennessee (south) to westbound 18th Street  overpass to southbound Pennsylvania Street to eastbound 20th or 23rd Street to Third Street.
    • Northbound traffic should use westbound 23rd or 20th Street to northbound Pennsylvania Street to eastbound 18th Street to Tennessee to Mariposa to Third Street.

    South Beach Area – 7:00 am to 12:30 pm

    • Terry Francois Blvd. will be closed.

    You Ride, We Guide,

    The USA Moovit Team