Today at Berkeley Lab

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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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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Site Access Office Closed 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 17

The office, located in the Building 65A trailer, will be closed for a departmental meeting. Those needing immediate assistance during this time can call Protective Services at x 6160.

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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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Site Access Office Closed 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 19

The Site Access Office located at Building 65A will be closed from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19. Those needing immediate assistance during this time can call the Protective Services (x 6160).

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Site Access Office Closed From 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on June 26

The office is located in the Building 65A trailer. Those how have immediate needs during that time can contact Protective Services at x6160.

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Blackberry Gate, Chu Road Closed This Weekend

Access open for Building 88 occupants only; others must use Strawberry Gate from 6 a.m. on Saturday until 5 p.m. on Sunday. Map>

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Strawberry Canyon Gate Now Opens at Crack of Dawn

Many employees requested an earlier opening for the Strawberry Canyon Gate—and Protective Services listened. Effective today, the gate will open at 5:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. The closing time remains at 8:00 p.m. This gate is closed on weekends.

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Blackberry Gate Closed This Weekend

Blackberry Gate will be closed from 6 p.m. tomorrow, June 8, through 7 p.m. on Sunday. Staff entering the Lab during that time must use Strawberry Gate, except those working in Building 88, who must use Blackberry gate. Pedestrians and cyclists walking their bikes can also enter via Blackberry Gate.

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