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IGB Construction to Affect Traffic on Lawrence Road

A section of Lawrence Road will be reduced to one lane, with two-way traffic directed by flaggers, from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., July 31 to August 3. Also, Lawrence Road between the roundabout near the IGB construction site and the J parking lot (near intersection of McMillan Road) will be completely closed August 7 to 9, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. A detour will be routed around Building 90. Maps>

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Reminder on Bike Safety Policy – Helmets Required

If you ride your bike to work, remember to wear a bike helmet. According to the Lab’s Traffic and Pedestrian Safety policy, cyclists must wear a protective helmet when riding their bikes anywhere on Lab property. Go here for more information about bike safety at the Lab. The Lab also asks that motor vehicle drivers and pedestrians as well as bicyclists remember to share the road.

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Annual Emergency Exercise to Impact Parking, Traffic, and Bus Services July 26

Closures include the U5 parking lot from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Lawrence Road east of Strawberry gate and the Building 74 bus stop from about 8:25 a.m. to 9 a.m. Bus services may be delayed. Exercise participants will be in “play” mode from about 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. More>

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Reminder to Remain Safe Around Lab Construction Sites

Drivers should reduce their speed to 15 mph in affected areas, and pedestrians cannot access construction sites without prior approval. Every effort is being made to minimize adverse impacts to pedestrians and traffic during periods of significant construction. Go here to view a map of ongoing Facilities projects. More>

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Detour at Glaser and S Roads the Afternoon of June 30; Parking Affected

The detour will last from approximately 1 to 5 p.m. Glaser Road from Building 32 to the east intersection of Lawrence and Glaser will be converted to two-way traffic. Parking on Glaser Road east of Building 77A will be closed all day to allow for two-way traffic, and the Building 77 bus stop will be closed. Contact is Dan Galvez (x6213). View a map of Facilities projects and impacts at the Lab.

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Traffic Light Installed at S Road

The signal was installed to improve safety during construction on S Road, just south of Building 76 where it connects with McMillan and Glaser Roads. It will operate 24/7. Use caution in this area. View a map detailing various Facilities projects and their impact. Contact Dan Galvez (x6213) with questions.

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S-Road Closed June 10

Traffic on S-Road, just south of Building 76 and connecting McMillan Road and Glaser Road, will be closed Saturday, June 10, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. for waterline repairs. A detour will be in place. Contact Dan Galvez (x6213) with questions. View a map detailing various Facilities projects and impacts around the Lab.

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S Road Narrowed to One Lane Starting June 1

Traffic on S-Road, just south of Building 76 and connecting McMillan Road and Glaser Road, will be reduced to one lane starting June 1 for waterline repairs. Flaggers will direct vehicles and pedestrians. Contact Dan Galvez (x6213) with questions. Go here to view a map detailing the various Facilities projects and impacts around the Lab.

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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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Closure of Lawrence Road on May 18

Lawrence Road behind Building 37 will be closed on Thursday, May 18, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. due to construction on the ALS cooling towers. Two-way traffic will be routed to N Road during this time, with flaggers directing traffic. Go here to view a map detailing various Facilities Division projects and impacts around the Lab.

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