Starting Saturday May 7, the parking stalls on the first bench below (south) of Building 31 will be used for Bus Services parking. Vehicles in this area must be moved by 5 p.m. Friday, May 6. The shuttles and vans are being moved to this area to mitigate the loss of numerous parking stalls in lot B1 (Bevatron lot) due to construction activities.
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.
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>
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.
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>
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.
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.
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).
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.
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>