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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Kickoff for Super Bowl 50 is still days away, but major gridlock has already arrived in San Francisco due to construction on Super Bowl City.
But what promises to be a football lover’s dream, is turning into a car driver’s nightmare.
Crews have started building the free-to-the-public fan village in Justin Hermann Plaza, prompting a slew of road closures and detours.
Gridlock has gripped The City, and it’s not going to let go any time soon.
Saturday, frustrated drivers encountered road closures on the southbound Embarcadero and Market Street. The bumper-to-bumper traffic spilled over onto neighboring Battery Street, as cars were rerouted by an army of SFMTA workers in yellow vests… (more)