Today at Berkeley Lab

Portion of Glaser Road Closed Sept. 20 for Special Event

The road between Buildings 77 and 79 will be closed from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 20 to accommodate a special event. The Blue Shuttle will be rerouted and the bus stop closed during this time.

Storm Drain Piping Inspection Starting Sunday Night

Inspection of the Lab’s storm drain piping near Buildings 77, 77A, 31, and 48 — between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 16, to Thursday, Sept. 20 — will require intermittent traffic control. Use caution in these areas. For more information, contact Dan Galvez (x6213).

Crosswalk Painting to Affect Weekend Traffic Through September

Starting Sept. 8, and every Saturday throughout the month, crosswalks around the Lab will be repainted to enhance vehicular and pedestrian safety. Traffic on those days may be temporarily impacted. Watch for cones and signs directing traffic, and follow flagger’s instructions. Contact Tipasa Samatua (x5611) for more information.

Storm Drain Piping Inspection Starting Sunday Night

Inspection of the Lab’s storm drain piping near buildings 31, 69, and 77 and the Grizzly Gate will begin Sunday night, Aug. 26, and continue through the week until Thursday, Aug. 30. During that time, work will begin at 10 p.m. each night and be completed by 6 a.m. Intermittent traffic control will be in place. Use caution in the area of work. For more information, contact Dan Galvez at ext. 6213.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.