The SFMTA continues to clean up Thursday after the Muni Route was blocked by fallen trees and debris in at least eight different locations around San Francisco the night before.
SFMTA and DPW crews have been busy working the night shift to deal with Wednesday’s atmospheric river storm damage, and work continues with the rain.
“While most of us slept, city officials removed dozens of fallen trees. Now they are replacing power lines with overhead munis,” said SFMTA Director Jeffrey Tamlin. Tweeted early Thursday morning. He added that the Muni Metro K and M lines continue to be replaced by bus shuttles as the cleanup continues.
Before 5pm on Wednesday, a fallen tree near St. Francis Circle struck several overhead lines, disabling at least one Muni Metro train on the M or K lines a few blocks south of the West Portal station. . The cleanup continued overnight, as did other cleanups at 25th Street and Lincoln Boulevard, Fillmore and Sutter Streets, and six other locations.
Around 10 a.m. Thursday, the SFMTA said crew members were still working to clear debris from trees and restore power lines in St. Francis Circle, and there was no estimated time for the work to be completed.
Update: What was this rain and wind. The crew is still removing trees and repairing the ceiling this morning. There is currently no ETA, but we will let you know as soon as we have clarification. Stay dry and safe. https://t.co/36INJiXipt pic.twitter.com/0iceOebouc
— SFMTA (@SFMTA_Muni) January 5, 2023
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