It’s the end of an era for Berkeley Lab. Demolition of Building 54 – which served as the Lab’s cafeteria, among other things, for more than 70 years – began on Aug. 23. While it will take several weeks to remove all traces, the iconic main story was torn down by the end of the […]
You might have noticed a lot of new construction at Berkeley Lab’s main hill site recently. Our 92-year old Lab is undergoing a historic period of modernization. New scientific facilities, along with improvements to the site infrastructure and renewal of obsolete laboratories, will improve the reliability and availability of our scientific facilities for decades to […]
Centennial Bridge: Impacts on Traffic and Parking Beginning Monday June 5, the Centennial Bridge contractor will begin installing the new bridge foundations adjacent to Bertozzi Road and Lawrence Road in the vicinity of the existing bridge. This phase will increase construction activity and impact vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic along those roads. It will also […]
Industry Day 2023 had over 200 people register, both In Person and Virtual, to learn about the lab’s real property improvement projects involving design and construction. Some of the projects highlighted included LAMP, NERSC and ALS-U.
On March 6, 2023, the PIM Division celebrated Women in Construction Week with a panel discussion featuring several women who are leading the Lab’s construction and infrastructure projects. Panelists included Connie Lin, Gwynne Bankert, Kristina Castleberry, Lindsay Nakaki, Maram Kassis, and Rajni Sukhwani. Check out the panel’s video below or replay here.
The Lab’s hill site weathered the recent atmospheric rivers that battered California thanks in part to a DOE-funded multi-year project to repair and improve key sections of the Lab’s storm drain infrastructure. The project was completed by the Lab’s Projects & Infrastructure Modernization Division. Elements Article Link Storm drains are not sexy. Designed to be […]
Have you wondered about the rainbow of colored lines snaking across the roads and land of the Lab’s hill site? They are the result of site survey activity by the Projects Infrastructure Modernization Division (PIMD) for the Linear Assets Modernization Project (LAMP). What is LAMP? LAMP is a long term infrastructure project to design and […]