Two busy streets in San Rafael will be closed on consecutive weekends starting Friday while the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit district starts construction on the extension of rail line to the Larkspur Ferry Terminal.
Second Street will be closed from Tamalpais Avenue to Hetherton Street from 8 p.m. Friday, all day Saturday and Sunday and reopen Monday at 4 a.m.
Third Street will be closed from Hetherton Street to Tamalpais Avenue from 8 p.m. June 7, all day June 8 and 9, and will reopen at 4 a.m. June 10.
Businesses in the area will remain open during the construction work and detour signs will redirect traffic. Vehicles and pedestrians will not be allowed in the construction area.
San Rafael police advise motorists to plan ahead and use alternate routes. Updates and maps are available here or at (707) 794-3077.