March 6, 2018

Sunday, April 8, 2018
Golden Gate Bridge Sidewalks Closed 5AM to 10:30AM for Rock 'N' Roll Half Marathon

Free Shuttle for Pedestrians & Bicyclists

Bridge Roadway Remains OPEN to Traffic at ALL Times

On Sunday, April 8, 2018, the east and west sidewalks of the Golden Gate Bridge will be temporarily CLOSED from 5AM to 10:30AM to accommodate up to 5,000 runners participating in the Rock 'N' Roll Half Marathon. During the temporary closure of the sidewalks, a free shuttle will be available to transport pedestrians and bicyclists between the southeast Bridge parking lot and the Hwy 101/Alexander Ave off-ramp bus stop. The Bridge roadway will REMAIN OPEN to traffic at all times.

A summary of impacts to the Golden Gate Bridge and surrounding areas follows. Note: times are approximate.

Sidewalk Closures

Both the EAST and WEST sidewalks will be temporary CLOSED as follows (times are approximate):


  • UP TO 5AM: CLOSED to pedestrians; regular overnight weekend access for bicycles.
  • 5AM - 10:30AM: CLOSED to pedestrians & bicyclists. Shuttle available - more info below.
  • 10:30AM: REOPEN to pedestrians; cyclists use west sidewalk.

WEST SIDEWALK - always CLOSED to pedestrians

  • UP TO 5AM: CLOSED to bicyclists.
  • 5AM - 10:30AM: CLOSED to bicyclists. Shuttle available - more info below.
  • 10:30AM: REOPEN to cyclists; pedestrians use east sidewalk.

FREE Pedestrian / Bicycle Shuttle

Beginning at 5:00AM, during the temporary closure of the sidewalks, bicyclist and pedestrians requiring access across the Bridge may ride a FREE shuttle service. Shuttle stops are located on both sides of the Bridge:

  • SOUTH END: Shuttle stop is in the southeast Welcome Center parking lot.
  • NORTH END: Shuttle stop is at the northbound Hwy 101 Alexander Avenue off-ramp bus stop.

Parking Lot Closure

The Vista Point parking lot at the north end of the Bridge will be temporarily CLOSED to vehicles from 4:00AM to 10:30AM.

Transit Impacts

  • 6AM-10AM: Muni will NOT serve the Golden Gate Bridge Parking Lot and the Bridge Tunnel/Merchant Road bus stops.

Race Details

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