Today at Berkeley Lab

Shuttle Bus Orange Route Delays This Monday

The delays are due to construction closing one lane of Bancroft Way between Piedmont Avenue and College Avenue on Monday, July 23, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Centennial Drive Restricted to 1 Lane This Thursday

On Thursday, June 21, Centennial Drive will be restricted to one lane near the Strawberry Canyon Recreational Area for up to two hours in the early afternoon. During this time, traffic will be directed by flaggers, who will allow both directions of traffic to alternate in a shared lane. Anticipate short delays. Contact Pat Thorson for more information.

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Walkway Between Buildings 50 and 70 Closed Starting June 22

Portions of the walkway between buildings 50 and 70 will be closed for two weeks starting June 22 while the walkway stairs are replaced. Pedestrians should use clearly marked alternate routes (see attached map). Contact Tipasa Samatua (ext. 5611) for more information.

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IGB Construction to Impact Additional Parking, Truck Traffic

Beginning Monday, June 4, approximately 20 additional spaces in the Bevatron parking lot (Lot B) will close to accommodate the delivery and staging of structural steel. The spaces will remain closed for approximately two months. Deliveries for IGB construction will also increase truck traffic early the week of June 4. Contact Jack Heffernan (x5993) for more information.

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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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