In recent weeks, there has been an increase in collisions and near-miss accidents involving vehicles and deer. Although Fermilab does its best to manage the population, this time of the year is deer mating season and they are much more active, especially at dawn and dusk. In addition, the recent snow cover causes the deer to search for food in a wider area than they normally inhabit. 

A sinkhole repair for the Wilson Hall east parking lot is scheduled for Saturday, September 29. This will necessitate the closure of the lot for the entire day. Traffic will be restricted from entering the lot. Please contact either Martin Bentivengo at 630 945 0298 or John Kent at extension 4753 if any questions or concerns.

Fermilab employees and users: Between now and about Aug. 17, the Neutrino Campus area will be blocked from all nonessential traffic. The moving company Emmert, under guidance from Fermilab staff, will move the ICARUS detector into its new and permanent home, the Short-Baseline Neutrino Far Detector Building, during this time. Once the move is complete, we will post photos and a video for all to enjoy. We will also post occasional photos on our social media channels during the move-in… More »

Construction Alert! A portion of Discovery Road at Lab B will be closed on Friday, July 13, starting at 7 a.m. It will reopen at 4 p.m.  Detour signs will be posted to direct traffic. See attached aerial markup below showing the limits of the road closure.

The foot bridge located on the walkway between Wilson Hall and AZero parking lot is scheduled to be replaced on Saturday, July 7. The walkway between Wilson Hall and AZero parking lot will be closed between 7 a.m. and noon.

Canadian National Railroad will be performing maintenance and repairs on their Batavia Rd. crossing at the East gate from May 29 through June 2. This will require the closing of that entrance for the duration of the project. Their work depends on the weather, so their schedule may be adjusted, at which time I’ll update this notice. Feel free to call Steve Whiteaker, X5386, with any questions you may have. Thank you.

Construction alert! The Kidney Pond parking lot, on the west side of Kautz Road, lot will be closed starting Wednesday morning, May 2. It will reopen on Friday, May 4, at the end of the day. The walking trail connecting the Lederman Science Education Center and the Wilson Hall west parking lot will remain open.  

Discovery Road South closing in front of Wilson Hall is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 15. Please see this map for the redirected traffic pattern. Traffic will be detoured to two-way traffic on Discovery Road for access to Wilson Hall and areas south. Whittaker Excavating will install two new culverts across Discovery Road South on Jan. 15 while the lab is closed to lessen any traffic conflicts. This will be a one-day closing. FESS anticipates the road to be closed beginning… More »