Obama street closures and traffic impacts

President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are in the Bay Area for fundraising visits.
July 23, 2012 9:39:31 AM PDT
Here are street closures and transit impacts for President Obama's visit to the Bay Area.

Telegraph and San Pablo avenues will be closed from 17th Street to Thomas L. Berkley Way (20th Street). Several side streets also will be closed from Broadway to San Pablo. Also, the 17th Street entrance to the 19th Street BART Station will be closed. Broadway will remain open.

AC Transit is altering 12 routes between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. and warning passengers to expect delays through downtown Oakland.

AC Transit Impacts

AC Transit has implemented the following detours from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m.:

? Lines 1 and 1R to Berkeley will serve regular stops on 12th Street at Broadway and on Telegraph Avenue at 24th Street, but not regular stops between those points.

? Lines 1 and 1R to Bay Fair BART will serve regular stops on 11th Street at Broadway and on Telegraph Avenue at West Grand Avenue (Line 1) or Telegraph Avenue at 24th Street (lines 1 and 1R), but not regular stops between those points.

? Line 11 to the Dimond District will serve regular stops on Harrison Street at 21st Street and on 7th Street at Jackson Street, but not regular stops between those points.

? Line 11 to Piedmont will serve regular stops on 8th Street at Jackson Street and on Harrison Street at Grand Avenue, but not regular stops between those points.

? Line 12 to downtown Berkeley will serve regular stops on 11th Street at Clay Street and on Grand Avenue at Webster Street, but not regular stops between those points.

? Line 12 to downtown Oakland will serve regular stops on Grand Avenue at Valdez Street and its terminal on 10th Street at Washington Street, but not regular stops between those points.

? Line 18 to Montclair will serve regular stops on Martin Luther King, Jr. Way at 25th Street and on 11th Street at Franklin Street, but not regular stops between those points.

? Line 18 to Albany will serve regular stops on 12th Street at Broadway and on Martin Luther King, Jr. Way at 22nd Street, but not regular stops between those points.

? Line 51A to Fruitvale BART will serve regular stops on Broadway at 25th Street and on Broadway at 9th Street, but not regular stops between those points.

? Line 51A to Rockridge BART will serve regular stops on 8th Street at Broadway and on Broadway at Grand Avenue, but not regular stops between those points.

? Line 58L in both directions will serve regular stops on Grand Avenue at Perkins Street and on Broadway at 7th Street, but not regular stops between those points.

? Lines 72 and 72M to Oakland Amtrak will serve regular stops on San Pablo Avenue at West Street and on Broadway at 9th Street, but not regular stops between those points.

? Line 72R to Oakland Amtrak will serve regular stops on San Pablo Avenue at Market Street and on Broadway at 7th Street, but not regular stops between those points.

? Lines 72, 72M, and 72R northbound will serve regular stops on Broadway at 9th Street (lines 72 and 72M); Broadway at 7th Street (lines 72, 72M, and 72R); and on San Pablo Avenue at West Grand Avenue, but not regular stops between those points. ? Line NL in both directions will serve regular stops on Grand Avenue at Perkins Street and on West Grand Avenue at Market Street, but not regular stops between those points.

? The Broadway Shuttle to Jack London Square will serve regular stops on Grand Avenue at Webster Street and on Broadway at 11th Street, but not regular stops between those points.

? The Broadway Shuttle to Grand Avenue will serve regular stops on Broadway at 11th Street and its terminal on Grand Avenue at Webster Street, but not regular stops between those points.

? To facilitate transfers, lines 1 and 1R to downtown Berkeley; 12 to downtown Berkeley; 18; 51A to Rockridge BART; 72, 72M, and 72R northbound; and the Broadway Shuttle to Grand Avenue will serve temporary stops on Castro Street between 12th and 17th streets.

Oakland Street Closures

Oakland is planning to close the following streets from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday:

? Telegraph Avenue between 17th Street and Thomas L. Berkley Way (20th Street)

? San Pablo Avenue between 17th Street and Thomas L. Berkley Way

? Rashida Muhammad Street between 19th and 20th streets

? William Street between Telegraph and San Pablo avenues

? 17th Street between Broadway and San Pablo

? 18th Street between Telegraph and San Pablo

? 19th Street between Broadway and San Pablo


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