March 25, 2019

Golden Gate Bridge Sidewalks Closed for Rock 'N' Roll Half Marathon
5:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Sunday, April 7, 2019

Free Shuttle for Pedestrians & Bicyclists

Bridge Roadway Remains OPEN to Traffic at ALL Times

On Sunday, April 7, 2019, the east and west sidewalks of the Golden Gate Bridge will be temporarily CLOSED from 5:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 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 5:00 a.m.: CLOSED to pedestrians; regular overnight weekend access for bicycles.
  • 5:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: CLOSED to pedestrians & bicyclists. Shuttle available - more info below.
  • 10:30 a.m.: REOPEN to pedestrians; cyclists use west sidewalk.

WEST SIDEWALK - always CLOSED to pedestrians

  • UP TO 5:00 a.m.: CLOSED to bicyclists.
  • 5:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: CLOSED to bicyclists. Shuttle available - more info below.
  • 10:30 a.m.: REOPEN to cyclists; pedestrians use east sidewalk.

FREE Pedestrian / Bicycle Shuttle

Beginning at 5:00 a.m., during the temporary closure of the east and west 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 4:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Transit Impacts

  • 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Muni will NOT serve the southeast Golden Gate Bridge Welcome Centeror the southwest Bridge Tunnel/Merchant Road bus stops.

Race Details

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