SFMTA Reminds San Francisco Residents and Visitors that Construction Continues on N Judah, J Church Lines September 15 Weekend
Release date: September 13, 2012
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The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which manages transportation in the city, including the Municipal Railway (Muni), today reminds customers, San Francisco residents and visitors of the continuation of track improvement work on the Muni Metro system, starting Friday. Construction for the Church & Duboce Track and Street Improvement Project and the Carl Street Rail Replacement Project will require bus substitution on the N Judah Line, disruption to the J Church Line, reroutes of the 22 Fillmore and N Owl and traffic detours the weekend of Sept. 15. These projects are essential to keeping Muni in a state of good repair and will provide pedestrian and street improvements.
The construction hours will be from 8 p.m., Friday to 5 a.m., Monday. Muni service adjustments and traffic detours will need to start an hour earlier at 7 p.m. on Friday and will continue through construction hours. As with the previous construction weekends for these projects, which began in February, the construction dates have been coordinated between both the Church & Duboce and Carl Street projects to minimize inconvenience to residents, businesses, Muni customers, motorists and bicyclists.
During construction the N Line will be shut down with substitute service provided by bus from Ocean Beach to Church Street. No N Line or J Line service will operate in the Metro subway; however, S Shuttles will provide supplemental rail service between West Portal Station and Caltrain Station at 4th and King streets. The J Church Line will operate between the Balboa Park Station and the Church and Market streets. J Line customers will need to transfer between the Church Street Metro Station and the Church Street stop at Market and 15th streets.
Muni Service Impacts
N Judah Bus
SFMTA Ambassadors will be in the area to provide information and to assist customers at transfer points.
The Sept. 15 weekend work on the Church & Duboce project will include track replacement on Duboce Avenue between Church and Webster streets as well as electric, sewer and other civic improvement work on Duboce Avenue between Steiner and Fillmore streets, on Fillmore Street between Duboce Avenue and Hermann Street and on Church Street between Duboce Avenue and Market Street. The Carl Street project will include track replacement for the Sunset Tunnel, street repairs on the north side of Carl Street between Stanyan and Cole streets, as well as sewer work and manhole repairs on the center of Carl Street between Hillway Avenue and Willard Street and overhead wire repair work at various locations along Carl Street.
Future J and N Line Shutdowns
The Church & Duboce Track and Street Improvement Project and the Carl Street Rail Replacement Project will require multiple partial rail service shutdowns or disruptions on the J Church and N Judah Muni lines and reroutes of local Muni bus service during the construction that will be completed in 2013.
Additional weekend shutdowns are expected, dates will be determined.
All dates and details are subject to change due to weather or other operational issues.
These projects will provide:
For more information on the Church & Duboce Track and Street Improvement Project, please visit sfmta.com/duboce or contact 311.
For more information on the Carl Street Rail Replacement Project, please visit sfmta.com/carl or contact 311.
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