Bay Bridge Closure- Labor Day Weekend (Followup)   August 26th, 2007

The Bay Bridge reopened at 6 PM on Monday, September 3, 11 hours ahead of schedule. Over the weekend BART carried a record number of passengers, became a rolling party with its overnight service, and other public transportation systems saw record numbers of riders! No major tieups were encountered. Congratulations to Caltrans for its $1 million campaign of information leading up to this event!

Amtrak bus connections to/from San Francisco and other Bay Area cities affected! From Friday August 31st through Tuesday, September 4th Caltrans will be performing extensive construction on the Bay Bridge.

CATEGORY-MGC SUBJECT-AUG … 14AUG07 1152 8210 PAGE NO 41
01 SAN FRANCISCO THRUWAY SERVICE LABOR DAY WEEKEND
02
03 AMTRAK THRUWAY BUS SERVICE BETWEEN EMERYVILLE OR OAKLAND AND
04 SAN FRANCISCO USES THE SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE. AS
05 PART OF A MAJOR SEISMIC SAFETY REBUILD, THE BRIDGE WILL BE
06 CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC FROM 800P FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 31
07 THROUGH 400A TUESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 4. ALTERNATE MEANS
08 WILL BE USED TO TRANSPORT PASSENGERS BETWEEN THE TRAINS IN
09 THE EAST BAY AND THE CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO.
10
11 SUMMARY:
12
13 PASSENGERS FOR THE CAPITOL CORRIDOR AND SAN JOAQUIN TRAINS
14 WILL BOARD/DETRAIN AT RICHMOND (RIC), RATHER THAN EMERYVILLE,
15 AND USE BART TRANSBAY RAPID TRANSIT TRAIN SERVICE TO AND FROM
16 SAN FRANCISCO.
17
18 PASSENGERS FOR THE CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR, AND THE COAST STARLIGHT
19 TO AND FROM THE NORTH, WILL BE BUSED BETWEEN SAN FRANCISCO
20 AND MARTINEZ ON A NORTH BAY DETOUR ROUTE. ..P42

CATEGORY-MGC SUBJECT-AUG … 14AUG07 1153 8210 PAGE NO 42
01 PASSENGERS FOR THE COAST STARLIGHT TO AND FROM THE SOUTH WILL
02 BE BUSED BETWEEN SAN FRANCISCO AND SAN JOSE.
03
04 COASTAL BUSES THAT SERVE BOTH OAKLAND AND SAN FRANCISCO FROM
05 SAN LUIS OBISPO OR SANTA BARBARA WILL SERVE ONLY OAKLAND.
06
07 FOR COMPLETE DETAILS SEE MGC/NNN/P1-P16.

Thanks to Ed VonNordeck for the updated information.

This entry was posted on Sunday, August 26th, 2007 at 12:30 PM and is filed under Events.