UPDATE: IB and OB 38/38R continue to reroute around Geary and 38th due to non-Muni collision. (More: 8 in last 48 hours)

Upcoming Traffic Switch and Van Ness Improvement Project Construction Forecast: November 16 - November 27, 2020

Service Affected
Accessibility
Bicycle
Motorcycle
Parking
Taxi
Driving
Transit
Walking

If you travel on Van Ness Avenue, prepare for a traffic lane shift taking place November 19-20.  The Van Ness Improvement Project will continue shifting lanes on Van Ness Avenue so that work on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system can continue in the middle of the street. Please note the change in date from last week's Forecast.

  • On the evening of November 19, northbound traffic will be shifted between Filbert and Sacramento streets. On the evening of November 20, southbound traffic will be shifted between these streets.

Work will be performed from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. Once the switch has been completed, there will be two anes available in each direction for motorists at all times.

 

Those traveling on the corridor are advised to stay alert and allow more travel time during construction. Polk Street, one block east of Van Ness Avenue, is a recommended alternative for people traveling by bicycle in the area.

At times, Muni bus stops along Van Ness Avenue and its side streets need to be relocated to perform construction for the Van Ness Improvement Project. Signage directs riders to temporary stops.
 

Tentative schedule:

Per the City and County of San Francisco's Public Health Order, essential infrastructure projects, including the Van Ness Improvement Project, continue. The work underway on Van Ness Avenue is vital, replacing aging utilities essential for operation, including sewer and water. The SFMTA continues to monitor projects as the situation develops.

In the next two weeks crews are scheduled to work on traffic improvements, overhead power installation and installation of new light poles

The work listed below is scheduled for daytimes, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Planned night work is italicized. The night shift for construction is 8:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. During this time, neighbors are advised to anticipate construction-related noise and vibrations as crews work diligently to complete necessary night work.

The following Van Ness Improvement Project construction forecast is subject to change. For more project details, please visit  SFMTA.com/VanNess.
 

Monday through Friday, November 16 through November 20

  • North Point to Bay. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Bay to Francisco. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Francisco to Chestnut. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Chestnut to Lombard. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Lombard to Greenwich. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Greenwich to Filbert. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Filbert to Union. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Union to Green. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Green to Vallejo. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Vallejo to Broadway. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Broadway to Pacific. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Pacific to Jackson. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Jackson to Washington. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Washington to Clay.  *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Clay to Sacramento. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Sacramento to California. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • California to Pine.  *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Pine to Bush. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Bush to Sutter. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Sutter to Post. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Post to Geary. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Geary to O’Farrell. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • O’Farrell to Ellis. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Ellis to Eddy. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Eddy to Turk. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Turk to Golden Gate. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Golden Gate to McAllister. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • McAllister to Grove. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Grove to Hayes. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Hayes to Fell. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Fell to Market. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Market to Mission. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.

Monday through Friday, November 23 through November 27

  • North Point to Bay. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Bay to Francisco.  *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Francisco to Chestnut. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Chestnut to Lombard. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Lombard to Greenwich. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Greenwich to Filbert. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Filbert to Union. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Union to Green. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Green to Vallejo. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Vallejo to Broadway. *Disruptive noise is expected.  Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Broadway to Pacific. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Pacific to Jackson. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Jackson to Washington.  *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Washington to Clay.  *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Clay to Sacramento. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • California to Pine. *Disruptive noise is expected.  Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Pine to Bush. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Bush to Sutter. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Sutter to Post. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Post to Geary. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Geary to O’Farrell. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • O’Farrell to Ellis. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Ellis to Eddy. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Eddy to Turk.  *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Turk to Golden Gate. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • McAllister to Grove. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Grove to Hayes. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Hayes to Fell. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Fell to Market. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Market to Mission. *Disruptive noise is expected. Night work is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.