A six-week tree removal project on Centennial Road from Grizzly Peak to Memorial Stadium starts Monday, Dec. 2, leaving sections of Centennial closed or limited to one lane of traffic between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. If you use Grizzly and Strawberry Gates, go to the website for details. https://commute.lbl.gov/
The Lab’s badge office will be closed on Friday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a special event.
A crane lift near Bldg. 59 is closing Chu Road between Blackberry Gate and Bldg. 65 from Saturday, Aug. 3, at 12:01 a.m. until Sunday, Aug. 4, at 8 p.m. to vehicles, however bikes and pedestrians can enter. Only Bldg. 88 will be accessible to vehicles via Blackberry Gate. Use the Strawberry Gate. https://pim.lbl.gov/resource/site-construction-map-updates/
At 8 a.m. on Thursday, employees, affiliates, and contractors will receive an email from the emergency LabAlert system and a text for those who have registered a mobile device followed by a phone call. You only need to respond once, but it is critical that you do. https://ehs.lbl.gov/2019/07/15/personnel-accountability-drill-thursday-july-18th-2019/
On Friday, April 26, the Badge Office will close from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to accommodate staff attendance at a meeting. For more information, contact Lauren Kaufman (x6874).
Lab employees, affiliates, and contractors will simultaneously receive an email from the emergency LabAlert system and a text for those who have registered a mobile device. Both text and email messages are being sent to test the capacity of the communications systems. Please respond to the message. https://stratcomm-elements.lbl.gov/2019/04/09/personal-accountability-drill-thursday-at-830-a-m/
Please practice patience as the UPTE and AFSCME unions will conduct a UC system-wide one-day strike on Wednesday. Gate restrictions and shuttle bus route changes will be in place, and there may be delays due to picketers. Be prepared to show your ID badge and parking placard. Click to read more. https://stratcomm-elements.lbl.gov/2019/03/13/one-day-strike-planned-for-wednesday-march-20-expect-changes-to-gate-access-and-shuttle-services/
During prolonged rain, the greatest hazards at the Lab comes from landslides, fallen trees and power lines, power outages, and minor flooding. The Lab has a Storm Response Team that has a plan for potential storm impacts at the Lab. https://stratcomm-elements.lbl.gov/2019/01/09/storm-watch/
More of the afternoon commute is in the dusk and dark in winter. According to safety experts, this makes it harder for drivers to see due to compromised depth perception, color recognition, and peripheral vision. It is also harder to see our wildlife that may be foraging in the late afternoon. https://today.lbl.gov/2018/12/17/safety-tips-for-navigating-in-less-daylight/