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San Francisco may close crookedest street

1 year ago May 20, 2014 May 20, 2014 Tuesday, May 20 2014 Tuesday, May 20, 2014 6:49:22 PM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

SAN FRANCISCO- The "Crookedest Street in The World" may close temporarily in San Francisco much to the dismay of tourists.

Lombard Street, the well-traveled curvy and winding road, may close for four consecutive weekends in late June and Include the Fourth of July.

There's been a steady stream of complaints to city supervisors by residents who want to curb the chronic gridlock that is due to curious tourists.

An average of 2,000 vehicles a day use the street during the popular summer months.

The closure would be a pilot program where the city wold evaluate what the impact will be if Lombard is shut down permanently.

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