Bay Bridge Closure: SSF Ferry Schedule and other routes

Closure begins Wednesday August 28th at 8:00 PM

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will be closed in both directions Labor Day Weekend in order to take the original East Span out of service and to open the new East Span to traffic. The closure will begin Wednesday, August 28th at 8:00 PM and the new East Span is scheduled to open on Tuesday, September 3rd at 5:00 AM.

FOR SSF OYSTER POINT FERRY SERVICE BETWEEN:

Oakland Jack London Square / Alameda

Main Street and South San Francisco

South San Francisco and San Francisco

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO / ALAMEDA MAIN ST. / OAKLAND SCHEDULES
In effect THURSDAY and FRIDAY, August 29, 30, 2013

NOTE: No weekend or Labor Day Service.


ALAMEDA MAIN ST. / OAKLAND TO SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

Depart
Alameda Main St.
Depart
Oakland
Arrive
South San Francisco
6:30 AM 6:40 AM 7:15 AM
7:30 AM 7:40 8:15
8:00 AM 8:10 8:45
5:10 PM* 4:55 5:40 PM

*Boat departs from Oakland first.


SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO TO ALAMEDA MAIN ST. / OAKLAND

Depart
South San Francisco
Arrive
Oakland
Arrive
Alameda Main St.
7:20 AM 8:05 7:50
4:20 PM 4:55 PM 5:10 PM
5:20 6:00** 5:50
6:20 6:55 7:10

**Boat arrives Alameda first.


SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO / SAN FRANCISCO SCHEDULES
In effect FRIDAY, August 30 only

TO SAN FRANCISCO

Depart
South San Francisco
Arrive
Ferry Bldg. Gate E
Arrive
Pier 41
9:00 AM 9:30 AM 9:45 AM

 

TO SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

Depart
Pier 41
Depart
Ferry Bldg. Gate E
Arrive
South San Francisco
3:15 PM 3:30 PM 4:00 PM

 

All arrival times are estimates.

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ADDITIONAL INFO ON ALTERNATIVE ROUTES DURING BRIDGE CLOSURE FROM 511

Closure Details as of August 28, 2013 at 3:15 PM

 Plan Ahead

Take Transit, Telecommute, or Carpool

If at all possible, avoid driving between the East Bay and San Francisco during the closure. Instead, take public transit, or try telecommuting. Several transit operators will provide enhanced or augmented services during the closure. Also, consider forming a carpool to take advantage of HOV lanes.

Motorist Advice

For those who must drive, get information on detour routes, current traffic conditions, bottlenecks and traffic delay information, I-80 access in San Francisco, and Treasure Island and Yerba Buena Island access, by clicking here.

Bike Shuttle Service

During the 2013 Bay Bridge closure, a special Bike Shuttle service will be offered from Thursday, August 29th through Monday, September 2nd. Click here for more details.

What to Expect When Driving on the New Bridge

The new side-by-side bridge design will open up panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay and the East Bay hills. Motorists are urged to drive carefully, keep their eyes on the road, and let their passengers enjoy the picturesque ride.  Click on the images below to view drivethrough animations in the eastbound and westbound directions of the new Bay Bridge. (Please allow about 30 seconds for videos to load).

Eastbound drivethrough animation
 Westbound drivethrough animation

 

 

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