While the new Presidio Parkway is getting a lot of praise from drivers, a landscape architect on the project told KPIX 5 that the S-curve approach into the tunnel could be the cause of accidents for those not paying attention.
The new Presidio Parkway in San Francisco reopened moments after 9 p.m. Sunday night, nearly eight hours ahead of schedule.
The first boat left Larkspur Friday at 5:45 a.m. and it carried 285 passengers compared to the normal 128-passenger Friday ridership following the closure of the main route between the Golden Gate Bridge and downtown San Francisco.
Doyle Drive, San Francisco’s historic access road to the Golden Gate Bridge, will be closed to traffic as crews work on the new Presidio Parkway from Thursday until next Monday.
Transit officials announced Doyle Drive’s extended weekend closure has been rescheduled for July 9th through the 13th to avoid the 4th of July holiday weekend.
The computer glitch in the safety system that forced the cancellation of the opening of the new Doyle Drive tunnels last week has been fixed.
The primary connector from downtown San Francisco to the Golden Gate bridge will shut down for a long weekend at the end of the month, leaving drivers to look for other options or avoid the city entirely.
A six-year, $1 billion construction project at the north end of San Francisco will finally unleash traffic going to and from the Golden Gate Bridge along Doyle Drive, but not without one more major road closure and detour.
Drivers surprised by a new exit location are trying to avoid driving over the Golden Gate Bridge after they miss the last San Francisco exit by making a risky, illegal turn which could prove disastrous as one incident illustrated Monday.
Construction on the new Presidio Parkway was stopped twice this week after work crews discovered old explosives on the former military base.