Weekend events to cause street closures

June 14, 2008 3:01:19 PM PDT
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is advising residents and visitors of several events this weekend that will prompt street closures in the city.

The 54th Annual North Beach Festival will be held today and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in and around Washington Square Park, according to the agency.

The festival will close Grant Avenue between Filbert Street and Columbus Avenue; Green Street between Grant and Columbus avenues; Vallejo Street between Grant and Columbus avenues; and Union Street between Stockton Street to Columbus Avenue.

The festival will affect the 30-Stockton, 39-Coit, 45-Union/Stockton and 9X-Bayshore Express Muni lines.

In addition, a gospel festival today will have Lane Street closed between Shafter and Thomas avenues between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., and a neighborhood block party Sunday will close Lexington Street from 20th to 21st streets between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m.