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Release date: September 26, 2012

*** Press Release ***

Note: Detail Detour Maps (.pdf) attached

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) advises San Francisco residents and visitors of traffic impacts expected during Oracle Open World, which will occur at the Moscone Center from Saturday, Sept. 29 through Wednesday, Oct. 3. An attendance of 45,000 is expected. During this time, the Java One conference will be held at the Parc 55, San Francisco Hilton and the Hotel Nikko.

The following street closures will be required to accommodate this event:

  • 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27 through 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5

    Howard Street between 3rd and 4th streets

  • 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 through 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 5

    Taylor Street between O’Farrell and Ellis 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.

Taylor Street traffic will be detoured west on Geary Boulevard to north on Leavenworth Street to east on Post Street and back to Taylor Street.

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.

Attached are detailed maps of the event locations showing detour routes provided by the Oracle World event organizers.

The following Muni routes will be affected:

  • 8X (AX/BX) Bayshore Express
  • 9 San Bruno
  • 10 Townsend
  • 12 Folsom
  • 14 Mission
  • 16X Noriega
  • 27 Bryant
  • 30 Stockton
  • 38/38L Geary
  • 41 Union
  • 45 Union-Stockton
  • 81X Caltrain Express

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