Posts Tagged ‘Construction’

45 Parking Spots Now Open in Bevatron Lot

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

The majority of dirt-hauling activities and a reduction in CRT construction staging have opened up 45 parking spots in the Bevatron parking lot, effective immediately.

Blackberry Gate Closed Tomorrow; All Access Via Strawberry Gate

Friday, March 7th, 2014

To accommodate CRT construction, Blackberry Gate will be closed tomorrow from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. to all traffic. Those who need to enter the Lab must use Strawberry Gate. Chu Road between the traffic circle and Blackberry Gate will be closed to all traffic except those who need access to Building 88.

Blackberry Gate Closed This Weekend

Friday, February 21st, 2014

To accommodate the CRT construction project, Blackberry Gate, as well as Chu Road between the gate and traffic circle, will be closed from 6 .m. tomorrow to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Access to Building 88 will be maintained via Blackberry Gate. All others must use Strawberry Gate.

Increased Truck Traffic as Dirt Removed From Bevatron Lot

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Starting today and over the next two weeks, there will be increased truck traffic along Chu Road as soil is removed from the Bevatron lot. Drivers and pedestrians in the area should use caution. It is estimated that some additional parking spots will be returned when the dirt removal project is complete.

Lane Closure on McMillan Road Tomorrow

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Tomorrow, from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the eastbound lane of McMillan Road in front of the SERC construction project will be closed to position a crane. Flaggers will be in place to direct traffic. Pedestrians and vehicles should use caution in this area. For questions, contact Don Beaton (x7109) or Jules Feher (x4178).

Crane Operations Near SERC Building Rescheduled to Tuesday

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Due to the high winds forecast today’s crane operations at the SERC project have been suspended and are now rescheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 21 from 6 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. The SERC project will be performing crane operations, which will block the eastbound lane of McMillan Road. Flaggers will be present to direct pedestrian and vehicle traffic during this period. Please use caution when traversing this area. Please contact Don Beaton (x7109) or Jules Feher (x4178) with questions or concerns.

Blackberry Gate Closed This Weekend

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Blackberry Gate will be closed from 6 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 22. Employees must use Strawberry Gate to enter the Lab during these hours. Those accessing Building 88 must use Blackberry Gate.

Tips for Safe Driving Around Construction Zones

Friday, December 13th, 2013

With so much construction activity at the Lab, traffic delays are inevitable. To ensure the safety of flaggers and others, follow these tips:

Plan — Watch for TABL articles on road impacts to plan your route and schedule accordingly.

Patience — Stay calm and relaxed when experiencing delays.

Control Speed — Go no more than 10 mph when flaggers are present, and maintain a safe distance.

Vigilance — Stay focused on driving and avoid distractions in the car.

Do your part as a member of the Lab community to keep the roads safe by following these pointers. Report unsafe conditions and behaviors here.

Portion of Lawrence Road Closed Monday Through Jan. 14; Detour Required

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

To accommodate an electrical cable pull for the CRT building, Lawrence Road — from near the Guest House to the intersection with Segre Road — will be closed from Monday, Dec. 16 to Jan. 14. There will be westbound traffic only on the access road between the ALS and Building 37. Drivers must use McMillan and S Road detour to reach buildings east of the Guest House. Parking in the area will also be affected. See map for details.

Final Girder Tops CRT Building; Beam Decorated and Autographed

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

The final steel girder of the Computational Research and Theory facility was hoisted into place today in a “topping off” ceremony. As tradition dictates, the beam was decorated with an evergreen and American flag and signed by both the builders and some of the eventual occupants, including Kathy Yelick, Associate Lab Director for Computing Sciences. When construction is complete in early 2015, the CRT facility will house all three divisions of Berkeley Lab’s Computing Sciences, as well as NERSC’s supercomputers in a state-of-the-art data center. More>