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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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Parking, Traffic and Construction Update

Due to IGB construction, most Bevatron lot spaces have permanently closed. Old Town Demolition will impact Lot N1 and Segre Road through January, and ALS cooling tower replacement will intermittently affect nearby traffic and parking. View map for underutilized parking areas. Visit the commute website for more on alternative transportation. More>

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Lawrence Road Restriction, Closure This Week

To accommodate cooling tower replacement at the Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Road near Buildings 34, 35 and 37 will be reduced to one lane on Thursday, Jan. 5, and Friday Jan. 6, and no parking in that area. It will be fully closed to traffic on Saturday Jan. 7, and Monday, Jan. 9. See map for detour route.

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Construction to Impact Parking in the ‘Pit’ Lot

Soil generated from the IGB project will be stockpiled at the Blackberry Canyon “D” Lot starting the week of Dec. 19 and is expected to have a limited impact on parking over the next several months. Additionally, selected parking spaces will occasionally be closed to accommodate trucks hauling soil.

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