Today at Berkeley Lab

UC Berkeley Commencement Season Begins on May 15

Those who commute to and from work around the campus should be aware of additional car and pedestrian traffic created by the various department ceremonies, which continue through May 24. The main commencement event takes place on Saturday, May 16, in Memorial Stadium at 10 a.m. More>

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Facilities Work to Affect ALS Parking, Access, Pedestrians

Starting on May 4, a water replacement project will require the closure of the parking lot near the main entrance of the Advanced Light Source (Bldg. 6), the stairs from Sally’s Alley to building, and pedestrian traffic in the area will be impacted. Motorists and those on foot should use caution in these areas. The work is scheduled to be completed by May 18.

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Drivers Should Watch Out for Newborn Fawns

Spring is birthing season for a variety of local wildlife, including deer. While these little ones are adorable, their precarious circumstance is an important reminder for those driving around the Lab to be aware and use caution. Also, do not attempt to get close to or feed deer or other wild animals.

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Road Closure and Shuttle Rerouting on Monday, April 27

The Environmental Restoration Program is planning to conduct drilling operations at several monitoring wells within lab roadways on Monday, April 27. From 9:30 to approximately 11:30 a.m., work will be conducted in the outgoing lane in front of the Grizzly Gate guard station. During this time, the lab shuttle will not be servicing stop 69 in front of Building 75B. More>

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Cyclists Should Assess Safety During Chu Road Narrowing

While it is true that bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as motorists, bicycles are at a disadvantage in this situation. Bicyclists should assess the hazards and determine the safest option for themselves when navigating this stretch of road. More>

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Chu Road Narrowed; Cyclists Should Walk Bike in This Area or Use Shuttle

Due to CRT construction, Chu Road will be narrowed from March 23 through early April. To increase safety, cyclists are asked to either walk their bikes up the pedestrian walkway in this area, or load bikes onto a shuttle bus.

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Lane Closures on Cyclotron & Chu Roads Through May

To accommodate CRT construction activity, periodic lane closures along Cyclotron and Chu Roads will be required. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers. Use caution in this area.

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Blackberry Gate, Chu Road Closed March 7 and 8

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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Speed Limit on McMillan Reduced During Old Town Demolition

The construction truck route will shift from Lawrence Road to McMillan Road, reducing the speed from 25 to 15 mph between Buildings 71 and 30. The 15 mph posted limit on the rest of McMillan Road will not change. Map>

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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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