Today at Berkeley Lab

Wang Hall Delivery on Morning of Feb. 23 to Impact Traffic on Chu Road

A big rig will be backing into the loading dock to deliver steel at Building 59 (Wang Hall) during the morning hours, using a pilot car and flaggers. Pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers on Chu road during that time are asked to use caution.

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Lawrence Road Closure Through Feb. 22

The planned closure will extend from N Road just south of Building 15 to the Segre Road intersection. N Rd will convert to two-way traffic with traffic controls from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. each day, reverting at 7:30 p.m. to one-way traffic that will dead end at the Segre Road intersection. Contact Brian Taylor (x7809) with questions. Map>

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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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Construction to Impact Traffic on Smoot Road

For approximately two weeks starting Jan. 27, lower Smoot Road between Building 50 and the IGB construction site will be intermittently reduced to one lane to install a new fire water line. Increased construction truck traffic is expected during this time. Follow flagger directions during lane reductions.

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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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Centennial Drive Reduced to One Lane Starting Friday

Road repairs will take place just uphill of the UC Botanical Garden parking lot and the Lab’s Strawberry Gate. Traffic will be directed by flaggers, who will allow both directions of traffic to alternate in a shared lane. Expect delays. Construction and the lane closure are expected to continue through Friday Jan. 27. The work schedule and progress may be affected by wet weather. 

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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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Fire Water Line Improvements to Impact Smoot Road Traffic

Beginning this week and through mid-January, Smoot Road near the IGB construction site will be intermittently reduced to one lane, with flaggers controlling two-way traffic. Trench plates will also be placed over the affected roadway during this period. Use caution in this area.

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Parking, Traffic and Construction Update

As construction of the Integrative Genomics Building commences, most spaces in the Bevatron lot will permanently close. The Old Town Demolition will impact Lot N1 and Segre Road through January. This map shows parking areas that typically are not fully occupied. The commute website offers information on alternative transportation. More>

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Construction on Hearst Ave. to Begin Soon

The City of Berkeley announced that construction will begin next week to make Hearst Ave. safer and easier to use for the corridor’s full mix of travelers: pedestrians, bicyclists, bus riders and motorists. Designing a street that balances between all modes of travel increases safety, and more easily allows people to move to and from campus. More>

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