Today at Berkeley Lab

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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Feedback Sought on Lab Commuting, Parking Programs

To help the Lab enhance its transportation programs, staff are invited to take a brief commute survey. The survey, open through Thursday, June 28, takes about five to 10 minutes to complete. The feedback will be used to help develop alternate commute options, address parking challenges, and meet the Lab’s sustainability goals. Go here for more on the Lab’s commuting resources.

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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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Old Town Demolition to Impact Parking

To accommodate frequent shipments during the first half of the week of April 23, approximately one dozen parking spots will be intermittently closed in Lot N3. Spaces will reopen as shipments are completed each day. Contact Bob Cronin (x2849) with questions.

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Pit Parking Lot (Lot D) Closed April 14 and 15

The Pit will be closed Saturday, April 14, through Sunday, April 15, to remove soil from the IGB project and wash the lot. The goal is to complete all work by Sunday and reopen the lot on Monday, April 16. However, there may be some parking impacts if work is not fully completed. Do not leave vehicles overnight in the lot on Friday. Contact John Braithwaite (x4998) with questions.

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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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Old Town Demolition to Impact Parking

To accommodate frequent shipments during the first half of the week of March 25 and April 2, approximately a dozen additional parking spots will be intermittently closed in Parking Lot N3. Spaces will reopen as shipments are completed each day. Contact Bob Cronin (x2849) with questions.

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Do You Stack Park? Follow Parking Policies or Risk Violation Notice

To maximize all parking space at the Lab, numerous stack parking areas are available for use by employees. However, those who stack park must follow these regulations (see D.3). Stacked lots are regularly patrolled. Those not in compliance will receive violation notices (see D.4), which may result in the suspension of parking privileges. See alternate commute options here.

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Water Line Repair to Affect Parking Lot T2 Near Building 62 Area

Starting Jan. 25 to 26, and continuing through mid-March, approximately 12 parking spots in front of Building 62A will be closed for construction access. Flaggers will direct vehicles and pedestrians in this area. 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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Increased Patrol of Parking Areas and Enforcement of Parking Regulations

Substantial increases in the demand for parking on the Hill has resulted in a rise in parking violations and related safety concerns. To address this, Protective Services will increase patrols and the issuance of citations beginning Feb. 1. Repeat violations will result in the loss of parking privileges for five days. Current parking policies are available here. Send questions/feedback here.

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