San Francisco Bay Bridge CLOSED ENTIRE LABOR DAY WEEKEND

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San Francisco Bay Bridge CLOSED ENTIRE LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Post by djzip13 » Wed Aug 01, 2007 4:51 pm

FYI, a friend just passed this too me yesterday. http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f ... .DTL&tsp=1

The link indicates the SF/Oakland Bay bridge will be closed from Friday night to Tuesday morning on Labor Day weekend(the end of burningman). Doesn't matter so much for getting out there, but should make getting back even more unpleasant.

Fortunately for me, I'll be staying a few extra days with DPW, but this info will be important to many people.

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Post by AntiM » Wed Aug 01, 2007 5:03 pm

Party in Reno!?

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Post by phil » Wed Aug 01, 2007 5:26 pm

Louise and I plan on being in Reno Tuesday and Wednesday nights.

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Post by Fat SAM » Wed Aug 01, 2007 7:48 pm

Holy crap. I'm glad I'm missing that.
Thanks to Addis, I had more free time.

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Easy Fix Detour

Post by Clar-i-ty » Thu Aug 02, 2007 11:55 pm

This is only an issue if you're in SF or on the Peninsula. Getting to the Golden Gate is relatively quick and easy by taking CA 37 across to 101. It takes less than 20 minutes. Pick it up in Vallejo just as you come over that last hill that presents you with the Bay Area in it's full glory. It's Hwy 37 to Santa Rosa. The only possible problem is if there is raceway traffic from Infineon, but as of today there is nothing scheduled for September 3. Once you hit 101, it's a straight shot to the city.

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Post by robotland » Fri Aug 03, 2007 6:31 am

Well, no point in havin' the bridge open if Sue won't be there!
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Re: Easy Fix Detour

Post by Aiee! It burns! » Fri Aug 03, 2007 10:15 am

Clar-i-ty wrote:This is only an issue if you're in SF or on the Peninsula.
What? Is Dumbarton closed too? :roll:
Well, I guess that's better than having it cave in unexpectedly.

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Post by trilobyte » Fri Aug 03, 2007 11:13 am

That's the second year in a row they've done that. I'm beginning to suspect they're not doing road work, but the road workers are closing it to have some kind of big-ass party on the bridge....

~Trilo~

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Post by Trixy » Fri Aug 03, 2007 11:15 am

it's so the toll takers can attend Burning Man........................
Chillax, dude.

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Post by Lassen Forge » Fri Aug 03, 2007 4:06 pm

trilobyte wrote:That's the second year in a row they've done that. I'm beginning to suspect they're not doing road work, but the road workers are closing it to have some kind of big-ass party on the bridge....

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Post by unjonharley » Fri Aug 03, 2007 4:56 pm

truth be known, they can t get along without sue..

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Post by Lassen Forge » Fri Aug 03, 2007 5:10 pm

Ya gotta be careful who you invite, tho... ours is the party where if ya can't walk a str8 line when thoroughly toasted, ya shouldn't oughta be there... :roll:

8)

We *did* set up a gourmet dinner at the top of one of the towers once. THAT was fun, getting everything up the ladders/cables. Got chilly in the evening, tho...

Oh. Darn. You didn't hear that here. Please to ignore this. Nothing to see here...

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Re: Easy Fix Detour

Post by capjbadger » Mon Aug 06, 2007 12:42 pm

Clar-i-ty wrote:This is only an issue if you're in SF or on the Peninsula. Getting to the Golden Gate is relatively quick and easy by taking CA 37 across to 101. It takes less than 20 minutes. Pick it up in Vallejo just as you come over that last hill that presents you with the Bay Area in it's full glory. It's Hwy 37 to Santa Rosa. The only possible problem is if there is raceway traffic from Infineon, but as of today there is nothing scheduled for September 3. Once you hit 101, it's a straight shot to the city.
Actually Hwy 37 hits the 101 at Novato, not Santa Rosa

80 West -> (Vallejo) 37 West To Novato -> 101 South to SF

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Post by Lassen Forge » Mon Aug 06, 2007 4:01 pm

If you look for Hwy 37 to Santa Rosa you'll be lost like a sheep!!! I think it's marked San Rafael coming from Vallejo.

(I should remember this - I used to commute this way - sure, it was 20 years ago, but who's counting???)

Ya go across the flats, go by Infineon, go across another set of flats, and 101 is right there.

And remember the toll on the GGB is more than the bay bridge.

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Post by capjbadger » Mon Aug 06, 2007 4:28 pm

580 goes to San Rafael, not 37. I work here in Novato, I think I know. ;)

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Post by Lassen Forge » Mon Aug 06, 2007 6:50 pm

Yeah, but at 80 in Vallejo it's marked San Rafael, not Novato, as I remember.

Kinda silly stuff. Since we'll all be in NEVADA!!!

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Re: Easy Fix Detour

Post by Clar-i-ty » Mon Aug 06, 2007 11:22 pm

[quote="capjbadger"][quote="Clar-i-ty"]This is only an issue if you're in SF or on the Peninsula. Getting to the Golden Gate is relatively quick and easy by taking CA 37 across to 101. It takes less than 20 minutes. Pick it up in Vallejo just as you come over that last hill that presents you with the Bay Area in it's full glory. It's Hwy 37 to Santa Rosa. The only possible problem is if there is raceway traffic from Infineon, but as of today there is nothing scheduled for September 3. Once you hit 101, it's a straight shot to the city.[/quote]
Actually Hwy 37 hits the 101 at Novato, not Santa Rosa

80 West -> (Vallejo) 37 West To Novato -> 101 South to SF

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Just take 37, it only goes one place.

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