Today at Berkeley Lab

Additional Parking Availability in Lot I; Partial Pit Closure on April 13

New parking stalls were created at the far eastern portion of the Lot I (see map). These spaces are available while Lot J is closed. Also, approximately half of the Pit parking lot will be closed April 13 to 14, reopening on Monday, April 17. Go here to view a map detailing the various Facilities projects and impacts around the Lab.

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S-Road Narrowed to One Lane on April 10

Traffic on S-Road, just south of Building 76 and connecting McMillan Road and and Glaser Road, will be reduced to one lane on Monday for waterline repairs. For the safety of the Lab community, flaggers will direct vehicles and pedestrians. Please contact Dan Galvez (x6213) with questions. Go here to view a map detailing the various Facilities projects and impacts around the Lab (click on red areas for details).

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Lot J Closed, Lot I Open Starting April 6

Parking Lot J will close due to construction activities, with a planned reopening on Monday, May 22. To offset the lost parking, a portion of Lot I will open for parking and will remain open while J lot is closed. Staff are encouraged to explore alternative commute options. Go here to view a map detailing the various Facilities projects and impacts around the Lab.

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Shyh Wang Hall Achieves LEED Gold

Shyh Wang Hall is among the Lab’s six buildings with LEED certification, with one Platinum and five Gold certifications. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a green building certification that rates a building’s sustainability aspects, including indoor environmental quality and the efficient use of water, energy, and materials. More>

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Pit Parking Lot Closure Scheduled for March 23 Postponed to March 28

Due to a delay in construction activities, the Blackberry Pit (D) parking lot will not close on March 23 as previously announced. Instead, the lot will close on Tuesday, March 28, and reopen on Wednesday, March 29. See map of typically underutilized parking lots and parking/road closures.

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Lab’s Restroom Retrofit Project Saves Over Half a Million Gallons of Water Per Year

Sustainable Berkeley Lab (SBL) and Facilities partnered to retrofit restrooms across the Hill site, resulting in an annual water savings of over half a million gallons. This effort supports the Lab’s goal to reduce water-use intensity by 36% by 2025. More>

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Hoteling Workstations Now Available in Bldg. 50A

Starting today, six hoteling workstations located in 50A-2177 are available for short-term use by guests, off-site employees needing a place to work between meetings on the Hill, or employees who have been temporarily displaced due to relocation. The workstations can be reserved through Google calendar. Direct questions or comments to Spaceplanning@lbl.gov.

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Walkway Between Pit Parking Lot and Building 88 Closed Indefinitely

Fallen trees and erosion from recent rains have undermined the integrity of the walkway, rendering it unsafe for use. Facilities is evaluating options to address the condition.

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Lawrence Road Closure Through Feb. 22

The planned closure will extend from N Road just south of Building 15 to the Segre Road intersection. N Rd will convert to two-way traffic with traffic controls from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. each day, reverting at 7:30 p.m. to one-way traffic that will dead end at the Segre Road intersection. Contact Brian Taylor (x7809) with questions. Map>

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Pit Parking Lot (Lot D) Closed on Feb. 18

The Pit lot and Blackberry Canyon Road, which leads to the lot, will to be closed until 6 p.m. on Saturday. Map>

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