Centennial Drive Closure, May 28 & 29, 2024

The Summary:

On Tuesday, May 28, and Wednesday, May 29, Centennial Road will be closed for construction. This will impact access to and from the Hill Area, including our Bear Transit Hill (H Line) Service.


No through traffic along Centennial Drive. For the Lawrence Hall of Science and the MSRI, please use the detours below:

  • Drivers coming from Southside, Downtown Berkeley or North Berkeley should take Marin Avenue through Grizzly Peak Blvd., and take Grizzly Peak to Centennial Drive.

  • Drivers coming from Highway 24 or Oakland may use CA-24 to Fish Ranch Road, and travel through Grizzly Peak Blvd.

  • Drivers coming from I-80 (San Francisco, Marin, or Contra Costa/Solano Counties) should use the Buchanan Exit, travel Eastbound on Buchanan and Marin to the Grizzly Peak detour.

No H Line (Hill Line) Service during this time.

H Line will not operate on Tuesday and Wednesday. Riders will need to take AC Transit Line 65 instead. 

  • Board buses at the Target (Allston and Shattuck) or at Berkeley Way and Oxford (Temporary Stop).
  • Please note: Not all trips will serve LHS. Every other trip will end at Senior Ave and Grizzly Peak; service frequency is ~ every 80 minutes.
  • The first trip from Downtown Berkeley to LHS is at 7:15am; the last trip from LHS to Downtown Berkeley is at 7:39pm
  • Please consult the Line 65 Timetable or Download the Transit App for arrivals and departures from Downtown Berkeley, MSRI, or LHS.