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Pit Parking Lot Closed Nov. 1

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, the Pit (Parking Lot D) will close for construction demobilization and clean-up in preparation for the rainy season. The lot will reopen for parking on Thursday, Nov. 2. Contact John Braithwaite (x4998) for more information.

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Road Through Parking Lot N Reduced to One Lane Starting Oct. 16

To accommodate Old Town demolition activities, the roadway through parking lot N will be reduced to one-way, uphill-traffic only from Segre to R Roads. The work begins Monday, Oct. 16, and will continue through the end of the calendar year. Contact Bob Cronin (x2849) for more information. A map of all current and planned Facilities projects is available here.

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Increase in Truck Traffic for IGB Construction on Oct. 9

To accommodate the pouring of concrete for the Integrative Genomics Building, truck traffic through the Lab to the site will increase on Monday, Oct. 9, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every effort will be made to minimize disruptions to traffic. Contact Jack Heffernan (x5993) with questions. Go here for a map of all current and planned Facilities projects.

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Old Town Demolition to Impact Parking Through Winter

Additional Old Town area activities starting this week will expand the project’s fence boundary slightly and eliminate approximately six parking spaces. Parking in Lot N3 will also be intermittently reduced to accommodate truck traffic. Contact Bob Cronin (ext. 2849) with questions. A map of all current and planned Facilities projects is available here.

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Hearst Avenue Construction to Impact Traffic Beginning Oct. 2

The Hearst Avenue Complete Streets Project will result in the closure of westbound Hearst Avenue from Euclid Avenue to Le Conte Avenue, beginning Monday, Oct. 2, and continuing through Friday, Oct. 6. Additional construction work is planned through Oct. 20 affecting different sections of westbound Hearst Avenue. During this period, Lab shuttles in the downhill direction will experience delays that may exceed 10 minutes.

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Smoot Road Closed This Saturday for IGB Construction

From 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 30, Smoot Road will be closed from the Bevatron traffic circle to the intersection of Seaborg Road and McMillan Road (in front of Building 50); traffic will be redirected to Alvarez Road and Chamberlain Road, and Chamberlain Road will convert to two-way traffic with parking closed on the road. Contact Jack Heffernan (ext. 5993) with questions.

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Lane Shift on Portion of Lawrence Road Through November

Through the end of November, traffic lanes will be shifted on Lawrence Road between Buildings 48 and 15 for upgrades to mechanical systems at the ALS and neighboring buildings. Parking and a pedestrian walkway will be closed in this area, and trucks are encouraged to use alternate routes. Map>

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Truck Traffic to Increase Due to IGB Work; Will Continue for Next Year

Thursday, August 17, will be especially heavy due to cement deliveries for the IGB project. Drivers must reduce their speed to 15 mph in affected areas. Staff are not allowed in construction areas without approval. Every effort is being made to minimize adverse impacts to pedestrians and drivers during periods of significant construction. Contact Jack Heffernan (x5993) for more information.

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August 15 Town Hall on Old Town Construction Project and Impacts

A town hall meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 15, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Building 33-106 to discuss various projects in Old Town and associated impacts. A map of all current and planned Facilities projects is available here>

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Construction to Impact Portion of Glaser Road Starting August 11

Starting Friday, August 11, traffic on Glaser Road from Buildings 77 to 79 will be intermittently impacted for the next two weeks due to storm drain replacement. A few parking spots may also be affected. Flaggers will direct traffic as necessary. Contact Dan Galvez (ext. 6213) with questions. A map of all current and planned Facilities projects is available here.

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