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Update on Integrative Genomic Building Construction

Excavation work for the IGB foundation is underway, with all foundation micropiles installed. Soil is sampled and staged in the Pit parking lot. About 2,100 cubic yards has been removed, with 400 more scheduled for June 10. All efforts are being made to minimize impacts to staff. Contact Joe Harkins (x7486) for questions. See map for details on current Facilities Division projects.

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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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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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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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POSTPONED: Blackberry Pit Parking Lot Closed March 23

The Blackberry Pit (parking lot D) will be closed due to construction activities and reopen for parking on Friday, March 24. See map of typically underutilized parking lots and parking/road closures.

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Parking Limited in Pit (D) Lot Feb. 28 to March 2

Approximately half of the parking spots in the D Lot will close Feb. 28 for staging in preparation for soil off haul planned for the weekend of March 4. The spaces will reopen on Friday, March 3. Soil removal has been delayed due to multiple weekends of rainy weather. Off haul work will occur on weekends when possible. See map for alternate parking lots.

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Pit (D) Parking Lot Impact on Friday, Feb. 24

Approximately half of the parking spots in the D Parking Lot will close Feb. 24 for soil movement and staging in preparation for soil off haul planned for the weekend of March 4. The spaces will reopen on Saturday, Feb. 25. Soil removal has been delayed due to multiple weekends of rainy weather. Off haul work will occur on weekends when possible. See map of alternate parking lots.

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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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Status of Soil Staging at Blackberry Pit (Parking Lot D)

Soil from the IGB construction site staged in the Pit is being profiled for anticipated mid-February removal. The Pit was chosen for soil staging for numerous reasons, including safety to workers, civil and environmental considerations, and impacts to the Lab community and IGB construction. Staff will be informed when soil movement creates parking and traffic impacts.

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Special Event to Affect Parking, Traffic, Cafeteria on Jan. 31

All parking in the Bevatron lot will be closed that day, and slow traffic is expected in this area between noon and 4 p.m. Also, the cafeteria will close at 1 p.m.

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