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Thurs, July 14, 2011

TwitterRSSONE-WAY SECTION OF CONZELMAN ROAD CLOSED FOR ADDITIONAL WORK (HAWK HILL TO LOWER FISHERMAN’S PARKING AREA)

Unexpected conditions have made it necessary to complete additional work on a portion of the one-way section of Conzelman Road that was completed last year.  The project team apologizes for any inconveniences that it will cause. Read more...

Fri, August 26, 2011

TwitterRSSASPHALT OIL SUPPLY ISSUES EXTEND CLOSURE OF ONE-WAY SECTION OF CONZELMAN ROAD
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ROAD WILL BE OPENED FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Due to asphalt oil supply issues the planned paving of the one-way section of Conzelman Road was delayed until early-September.  The project team apologizes for the inconvenience and will open the roadway temporarily to vehicles and pedestrians for Labor Day Weekend, from Saturday, September 3 through Monday, September 5.  Read more...

Tues, July 5, 2011

TwitterRSSCONZELMAN ROAD MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY CLOSURE EXTENDED UNTIL JULY 29

The Monday through Thursday closures on Conzelman Road from the Northwest Bridge Parking Lot entrance to Battery Spencer will be extended until July 29 for the installation of additional drainage features.  The roadway will be open to all users from Friday through Sunday.  After July 29 the roadway will be open with possible delays up to 30 minutes from Monday through Friday. Read more...

Tues, August 2, 2011

TwitterRSSLOWER CONZELMAN ROAD OPENING EARLY (BATTERY SPENCER TO MCCULLOUGH ROAD)

Lower Conzelman Road from Battery Spencer to McCullough Road will reopen at 5:00 pm today Friday, August 12.  The opening to vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians is approximately one month earlier than expected and will eliminate the Bunker Road detour for those who wish to access Hawk Hill.   Read more...

Thu, April 28, 2011

TwitterRSSCONZELMAN ROAD PAVEMENT REMOVAL

Starting today, Thursday, April 28, the existing pavement surface on Conzelman Road, from the intersection with the Northwest Bridge Parking Lot to Battery Spencer, will be removed and the roadway surface will be gravel.  Vehicles and pedestrians should use appropriate caution and bicycle travel is not recommended.

Tues, August 2, 2011

TwitterRSSLOWER CONZELMAN ROAD NOW OPEN

The Monday through Thursday closure on Lower Conzelman Road from the Northwest Bridge Parking Lot entrance to Battery Spencer ended on Friday, July 29 and the roadway is now open to all visitors who wish to access Battery Spencer.  Read more...

Mon, April 11, 2011

TwitterRSSCONSTRUCTION COMPLETED AT THE NORTHWEST BRIDGE PARKING LOT AND WEST BUNKER ROAD (DANES DRIVE)

Northwest Bridge Parking Lot: Improvements included construction of concrete sidewalks to improve safety and wayfinding for pedestrians and bicyclists and the addition of two accessible parking areas, an accessible route to the west sidewalk of the Golden Gate Bridge, and bicycle racks. The parking area was also resurfaced and restriped to replace the existing pavement and to improve the overall functionality.

West Bunker Road: Improvements included extending the right turn lane on West Bunker Road that accesses East Bunker Road, which leads into Fort Baker. A sidewalk was also added on the north side of the road that will eventually be tied to additional improvements for pedestrians.

To see pictures of the completed work visit the photos section on this project website.

Tues, June 28, 2011

TwitterRSSFOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND ROAD CLOSURES AND TRAFFIC ADVISORY

On Monday, July 4 Conzelman Road (from the intersection of Alexander Avenue to McCullough Road) will be closed to all users (bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorists) including closure of the Northwest Bridge Parking Lot.  Read more...

Fri, April 1, 2011

TwitterRSSNORTHWEST BRIDGE PARKING LOT CONSTRUCTION NEARS COMPLETION

On March 28 construction crews completed the placement of the sidewalk at the Northwest Bridge Parking Lot.  Paving of the parking lot is anticipated to begin next week and we are on schedule to reopen the parking lot by April 15.  To view construction progress, visit the new photos section on the project website here.

Thurs, May 26, 2011

TwitterRSSLOWER CONZELMAN ROAD MONDAY THRU THURSDAY
CLOSURE EXTENDED UNTIL JUNE 30

Recent adverse weather has delayed the completion of the construction on Lower Conzelman Road.  The Monday to Thursday closures from the Northwest Bridge Parking Lot entrance to Battery Spencer will be extended until June 30. Please note that when the roadway is open there is NO THRU ACCESS beyond Battery Spencer as Conzelman Road above Battery Spencer to McCullough Road remains closed until the end of September. Click here for a map of detour routes to these sites. Read more...

Mon, February 28, 2011

TwitterRSSPROJECT HEADLANDS ROADWORK TO RESUME MARCH 1 IN THE MARIN HEADLANDS
CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES: Starting March 1, Project Headlands construction activities will resume for several popular Marin Headlands roads. Read more...

Thurs, May 26, 2011

TwitterRSSNO CONSTRUCTION ON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

For Memorial Day Weekend, there will be no construction on Lower Conzelman Road from 6:00 pm on Thursday, May 26 until 7:00 am Tuesday, May 31.  Flaggers will be present throughout the holiday weekend on Lower Conzelman Road and at the Baker-Barry Tunnel to help facilitate traffic movement.  On weekends the Battery Spencer parking area has over 1000 vehicles attempt to visit this area resulting in extreme congestion and lengthy delays.  Read more...

 

Wed, May 25, 2011

TwitterRSSBAKER-BARRY TUNNEL CLEANING COMPLETED AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

On Tuesday evening crews were able to complete the Baker-Barry tunnel cleaning ahead of schedule.  There will be no further nighttime traffic delays at the Baker-Barry tunnel.  The National Park Service and Federal Highway Administration thank you for your patience while this work was completed.

 

Fri, May 20, 2011

TwitterRSSFIELD ROAD TRAFFIC DELAYS BEGIN

Vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian delays on Field Road will begin on Monday, May 23 and continue through mid-October. Delays will be Monday through Friday, between 7:00 am and 5:30 pm. During most of the construction, delays will be less than 15 minutes but isolated activities, such as culvert installation and paving, may require delays up to 30 minutes. Field Road delays will affect access to the Point Bonita Trailhead, YMCA, Nike Missile Site, Marin Headlands Visitor Center, Headlands Center for the Arts, and the Youth Hostel. Read more...

 

Mon, May 16, 2011

TwitterRSSDELAYS AT THE BAKER-BARRY TUNNEL FOR CLEANING

Nightime ½ hour delays through the Baker-Barry tunnel, which provides access between Alexander Avenue and the Marin Headlands, will start Monday night, May 23.  Work will be performed between the hours of 9 pm and 6 am on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights and is planned to be completed by June 2. Vehicles will be allowed to pass through the tunnel on the hour and half hour (9:30, 10:00, 10:30, etc.).

 

Fri, April 22, 2011

TwitterRSSBATTERY SPENCER PARKING ADVISORY

As construction progresses, the Project Headlands team is pleased to continue to provide pedestrian, bicycle, and vehicular access to Battery Spencer during the Friday to Sunday peak visitation days. Be advised that the ongoing work has greatly reduced available parking and that the area is extremely congested with delays up to one hour. Overflow parking is available at both the Northwest Bridge Parking and the Vista Point lots. Read more

 

Fri, April 8, 2011

TwitterRSSCLOSURE OF LOWER CONZELMAN ROAD (NW BRIDGE PARKING LOT ENTRANCE TO MCCULLOUGH RD)

Beginning Monday, April 11 at 7:30 am, construction will begin on Conzelman Road from Alexander Avenue to McCullough Road. The roadway closures are being managed by sections to maximize access to the completed Northwest Bridge Parking Lot (NWBPL) and Battery Spencer. Learn more.

 

Thurs, March 31, 2011

TwitterRSSDelays on Bunker Road at Capeheart Housing

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Beginning March 31, expect up to 15 minute delays on Bunker Road at Capehart Housing for the installation of speed cushions.  The planned relocation of the fire station within Fort Cronkhite requires that the existing speed tables be replaced with smaller speed cushions that allow passage of large emergency vehicles, such as ambulances and fire trucks, without slowing down.  The speed cushions will still require cars and trucks to slow down to cross-over. Latest news...

 

Thurs, March 10, 2011

TwitterRSSNew traffic delays

  • Starting Thursday, March 10, expect up to 15 minute delays from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday on Lower Conzelman Road from Alexander Avenue to McCullough Road.
  • Starting Monday, March 14, expect up to 15 minute delays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday on West Bunker Road (Danes Drive) between the Baker-Barry tunnel and Alexander Avenue. Latest news...

 

 

Tues, March 08, 2011

TwitterRSSATTENTION BICYCLISTS AND PEDESTRIANS--REMINDER
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, the Parking Lot on the northwest side of the Golden Gate Bridge will be closed to all bicycles and pedestrians.  As a result, cyclists and peds will not be allowed through the lot to access the northeast side parking lot (Vista Point) using the stairway under the Bridge that links the two parking lots and the Bridge’s east sidewalk.   More...

 

Mon, March 07, 2011

TwitterRSSClosure of Northwest Bridge Parking Lot
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Construction activities for Project Headlands have resumed beginning March 1st.
Closures and delays include:

  • Closure of the Northwest Bridge Parking Lot for reconstruction March 1st through April 15th.  The lot is closed to vehicles, but a bicycle and pedestrian lane to the bridge will be maintained throughout construction.
  • The Bridge Walkway between the Northwest Bridge Parking Lot and Vista Point will be closed on March 9, 2011.  There will be no access onto or from the bridge during this closure.  The crews will be placing concrete immediately adjacent to the west walkway and stairs and access can’t be accommodated. Latest news...