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Pit Parking Lot, and Access Road to Lot, Closed for One Month Starting May 6

The closures are required for construction to reinforce the retaining wall along Blackberry Canyon Road, which leads to the D (Pit) parking lot. Traffic will be reduced to one lane on Alvarez Road between Buildings 55 and 90 until July. Parking alternatives will be provided, with additional details to follow. Contact Dave Dovichi (x2958) for more information.

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Traffic Interruption Near Buildings 6 and 15 on April 11

The roadway between Buildings 34 and 15 will be open to two-way traffic from 7 a.m. to noon on April 11. There will be no parking in this area during this time. The roadway between Buildings 43 and 6 will be closed during this time.

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Traffic Restricted on McMillan Road on April 7

One-lane, two-way traffic controls will be in place on McMillan Road between Buildings 71B and 17 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Use caution when traversing walkways in this area and behind Buildings 17, 27 and 53.

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One-Lane Traffic on Gayley Road April 1 to 29

To accommodate the installation of new gas lines, Gayley Road between Stadium Rim Way and Hearst Ave. will be reduced to one lane, with traffic controlled by flaggers. Staff who normally commute along Gayley Road should consider using Centennial Drive to access the Lab via Strawberry Gate.

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Hydrant Testing Could Cause Delays Near Bevatron Circle on March 3

To accommodate hydrant flow testing near the circle at intersection of Chu, Smoot, and Alvarez Roads, vehicle, pedestrian, and bicycle traffic may be delayed. The work is scheduled to occur between 1 and 1:30 p.m.

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Roadway to ‘Pit’ Parking Lot Closed on Feb. 13

The road will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. to allow work at the Alvarez Road intersection across from Building 55. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane on Alvarez Road. Use caution in this area. Contact Don Beaton (x7109) for more information.

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Watch for Cyclists When Entering, Exiting the Grizzly and Strawberry Gates

Drivers are asked to be extra cautious when entering or leaving Grizzly and Strawberry Gates. Bicycles and motorcycles are often difficult to see due to their size and natural obstructions near both gates. Look in both directions to make sure the road is clear before proceeding. Extra caution and an extra second or two may save a life or prevent a serious injury.

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Equipment Removal to Affect Blackberry Gate, Adjacent Roads & Parking

Equipment from the Old Town Demo will be removed between 7 a.m. and noon on Jan. 16. During this time, Blackberry Gate, and portions of Cyclotron, Chu, Smoot and McMillan Roads may be shut down. Parking along the route will be restricted. Detours and flaggers will direct traffic. Contact Bob Cronin (x2849) or Ted Mankowski (510-502-9217) for information.

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Temporary Closure of Blackberry Gate, Adjacent Roads on Jan. 9

To accommodate the removal of demolition equipment, Blackberry Gate, and portions of Cyclotron, Chu, Smoot and McMillan Roads may be shut down between 7 a.m. and noon. Parking along the route and near the ALS and Old Town (lots N1, N2, and N3) will also be restricted. Detours will be set and flaggers in place. Contact Bob Cronin (x2849) for more information.

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Facilities Work May Affect Traffic, Pedestrians on Smoot and Chu Roads

Water flow testing for the IGB facility will begin at 10 a.m. on Jan. 5. This may impact pedestrian, bicyclists and autos between the Building 70 bus stop, downhill to the Building 65 bus stop. Traffic control will be in place. Interruptions should not exceed 10 minutes.

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