08/01/06 06-074

08/01/06 06-074

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August 01, 2006


Traffic Advisory For Officer Birco Funeral Mass Wednesday

There will be street closures in the vicinity of Saint Mary's Cathedral, as well as other locations, on Wednesday, August 2, for the funeral of Officer Nick-Tomasito Birco, who was killed in the line of duty the early morning of June 26.

There will be limited access on Geary Boulevard between Webster and Gough streets. Gough Street between Geary Blvd. and Golden Gate Avenue will be closed from 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

There will be temporary street closures with no cross traffic from 12:00 noon to 1:00 P.M. at the following locations:

Golden Gate Avenue between Gough and Polk streets

Polk Street between Golden Gate Avenue and Market Street

10th Street between Market and Bryant streets

Bryant Street between 10th and 6th streets

6th Street between Bryant and Brannan streets

In addition, the 280 Freeway westbound King Street on-ramp to the Hickey Boulevard off-ramp will be closed from 12:00 noon to 1:00 P.M.

There will be parking reserved for the media at Saint Mary's Cathedral on the east side of Gough Street between Geary Boulevard and Ellis Street.

For more information, please contact:

Public Affairs Office


850 Bryant Street, Room 549, San Francisco, CA. 94103
Tel (415) 553-1651 / Fax (415) 553-9229
email: [email protected]