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Pit Parking Lot, and Access Road to Lot, Closed for One Month Starting May 6

The closures are required for construction to reinforce the retaining wall along Blackberry Canyon Road, which leads to the D (Pit) parking lot. Traffic will be reduced to one lane on Alvarez Road between Buildings 55 and 90 until July. Parking alternatives will be provided, with additional details to follow. Contact Dave Dovichi (x2958) for more information.

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Advisory Group Proposes Affordable Solutions for Parking Congestion

At its March 1 and 14 meetings, the Vehicle Access and Alternative Transportation Advisory Group worked on a proposal to increase carpooling incentives, and discussed a new bike-trailer program. The Lab anticipates the loss of nearly 300 onsite parking spots when construction for the new Integrative Genomics Building begins this summer. More>

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H2 Parking Lot Closed March 7 and 8

The lot, located behind Building 70, will be closed to accommodate a CMB workshop hosted by the Physics Division. Access to the Building 70 loading dock and handicap parking spots will remain open.

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Lab Advisory Group Tackles Vehicle Congestion on the Hill

The new Vehicle Access and Alternative Transportation Advisory Group is working on potential solutions to the Lab’s growing population on the main site and to hold off near-term vehicle access fees. Nearly 300 parking spots are projected to be lost this summer. A new website, commute.lbl.gov has been launched to house information and updates on this project. More>

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Equipment Removal to Affect Blackberry Gate, Adjacent Roads & Parking

Equipment from the Old Town Demo will be removed between 7 a.m. and noon on Jan. 16. During this time, Blackberry Gate, and portions of Cyclotron, Chu, Smoot and McMillan Roads may be shut down. Parking along the route will be restricted. Detours and flaggers will direct traffic. Contact Bob Cronin (x2849) or Ted Mankowski (510-502-9217) for information.

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Temporary Closure of Blackberry Gate, Adjacent Roads on Jan. 9

To accommodate the removal of demolition equipment, Blackberry Gate, and portions of Cyclotron, Chu, Smoot and McMillan Roads may be shut down between 7 a.m. and noon. Parking along the route and near the ALS and Old Town (lots N1, N2, and N3) will also be restricted. Detours will be set and flaggers in place. Contact Bob Cronin (x2849) for more information.

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Cafeteria Parking Lot Closed Nov. 21 and 22

The removal of some dead pine trees will require the closure of the K1 lot for the entire weekend. Contact Mike Elizalde for more information (812-0671).

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Parking Impacted in Bevatron Lot on Nov. 3

100 spaces will be blocked off for the Bay Area Battery Summit. Those who normally park in the B1 lot are encouraged to use the D lot (the Pit), or alternative transportation.

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Director Launches Vehicle Access Fee Program

To help minimize the environmental impact of commuting to work and enhance the use of alternative transportation options, employees will be charged to access the Lab in a vehicle. A sliding scale based on income will be used to determine fees. The program will be phased in over the next several months, starting next month. More>

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Facilities Work Affects Parking, Traffic on June 27

McMillan Road between Building 26 and Segre Road will be closed, with detour instructions in place. Also, the H2 parking lot (between Buildings 70 and 70A) will be closed. Go here to view a Lab map.

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