Today at Berkeley Lab

Potential for Traffic Delays Due to Cal Graduations

Over the next couple of weeks, UC Berkeley academic departments will be conducting commencements, with several taking place at the nearby Greek Theater. Employees may experience delays commuting to or from the Lab when these ceremonies take place.

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WAZE Carpool Offers Free Rides for Employees in May

To encourage carpooling, the Lab and WAZE Carpool have teamed up to offer staff and affiliates free rides between their home and the Lab during the month of May. Go here to learn more, or stop by the WAZE booth at the Safety, Security, and Sustainability Fair on April 26. Go here for more on Lab commuting options.

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Brief Traffic, Gate, Shuttle Bus Delays Today Due to Secretary Perry Visit

During Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s March 27 visit, Lab gates, shuttle buses, and specific roadways will be temporarily closed, stopped, or blocked, respectively, for short periods of time (approximately two to five minutes each). Employees are asked to exercise patience during these interruptions and follow instructions from Protective Services staff throughout the day.

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Increased Truck Traffic for IGB Construction on Feb. 7

Pouring of concrete for the Integrative Genomics Building will mean an increase in truck traffic in the area between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. Facilities is making every effort to minimize disruptions to traffic during construction. Contact Jack Heffernan (x5993) with questions. Go here for a map of all current and planned Facilities projects.,

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Increased Truck Traffic for IGB Construction on Jan. 26

The Jan. 26 pouring of concrete for the Integrative Genomics Building will mean an increase in truck traffic in the area between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. Facilities is making every effort to minimize disruptions to traffic during construction. Contact Jack Heffernan (x5993) with questions. Go here for a map of all current and planned Facilities projects.

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Lot N1 Partial Closure, Shuttle Stop Relocated

The eastern portion and entrance to parking lot N1 are closed to through traffic through Jan. 19. As a result, shuttle stop 52 will be temporarily relocated to McMillan Road at the top of the wooden stairs from N1. Facilities is making every effort to minimize impacts to parking and traffic. Contact Yvonne Chavez (x6265) with questions. See map.

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Limited Blackberry Gate Access Saturday, Dec. 9

The portion of Chu Road from Blackberry Gate to the Bldg. 65 driveway will be closed on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., for equipment installation at Shyh Wang Hall (Bldg. 59). Only Bldg. 88 occupants may use Blackberry Gate to access Bldg. 88, and Bldg. 88 cannot be approached from uphill. All other Lab employees should use Strawberry Gate. Contact Jim Haslam (ext. 6332) with questions. More>

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Lawrence, McMillan Roads Restricted to One Lane on Oct. 23

To accommodate work to close a decommissioned ground water monitoring well, Lawrence Road will be restricted to one lane near Building 31 (morning hours), and below Building 37 (afternoon). McMillan Road near Grizzly Gate will be restricted mid-day. The gate will be open for exit. Flaggers will direct traffic. Anticipate short delays in these areas.

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Road Through Parking Lot N Reduced to One Lane Starting Oct. 16

To accommodate Old Town demolition activities, the roadway through parking lot N will be reduced to one-way, uphill-traffic only from Segre to R Roads. The work begins Monday, Oct. 16, and will continue through the end of the calendar year. Contact Bob Cronin (x2849) for more information. A map of all current and planned Facilities projects is available here.

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Increase in Truck Traffic for IGB Construction on Oct. 9

To accommodate the pouring of concrete for the Integrative Genomics Building, truck traffic through the Lab to the site will increase on Monday, Oct. 9, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every effort will be made to minimize disruptions to traffic. Contact Jack Heffernan (x5993) with questions. Go here for a map of all current and planned Facilities projects.

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