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10 Day Look Ahead: Renewal Project Construction Activities

 

The Stanford University Medical Center Renewal Project, which will expand Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, rebuild Stanford Hospital, modernize Hoover Pavilion, and replace School of Medicine laboratories, is underway. Below is a summary of the Renewal Project's anticipated construction activities, hours of activity, and any affected lane or road closures over the next 10 days. Please click here to subscribe to our 10 day look aheads, which will be emailed every Friday and archived on the Renewal Project website.

 

Please note that that the scope of work and dates of work are subject to change without notice, especially due to weather impacts.

Welch Road Utility Project

August 2011-September 2013

 

One of the first steps in the effort to expand Packard Children's Hospital and rebuild Stanford Hospital includes utility work and surface improvements. The Welch Road Utility Project includes: replacing utility services and information technology infrastructure along Welch and Quarry Roads to serve the new hospital facilities once they are built; the widening of Welch Road; replacement of sidewalks, curbs and gutters; planting of new street trees and installation of planted medians and street lighting.

 

Note: Access to the Emergency Room will be maintained at all times.

 

This week's activities:

 

What to expect this weekend (1/19-1/20)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 5 pm

 

Construction will occur Saturday on Welch Road at North/South Pasteur Drive.

 

Weekday work (1/21-1/25)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 5 pm

 

Domestic water to Blake Wilbur Clinics and the Cancer Center will be shut down for 30 minutes on the morning of Tuesday, January 22 and services will be restored by 6:00 am. This is being coordinated with hospital operations.

 

Paving on sections of outboard Quarry and Welch Roads is scheduled to occur on 1/24 and 1/25 weather permitting. The majority of this work occurs behind the KRail. Rain or low temps will result in work cancelation. Access to ED and loading dock will be maintained at all times. Any short term traffic adjustments will be flagged and staffed accordingly. Traffic delays may result due to additional trucks and paving equipment.

 

Gas line lateral installations at 1100-1180 Welch are nearing completion. 

 

Communication duct bank installation is nearly complete.

 

Hot water line work between North and South Pasteur has been accelerated to 6/10 hour shifts per week until complete to allow right turn lane to be put back.

 

Please be cautious of construction trucks entering the road. Access to the Emergency Room will be maintained at all times.

 

What to expect next weekend (1/26-1/27)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 5 pm

 

Construction will occur Saturday on Welch Road at North/South Pasteur Drive.

New Stanford Hospital Facility 

March 2012-March 2013

 

The New Stanford Hospital facility site prep (known as the 'Make-Ready' site) includes surface demolition and utility work on North Pasteur Drive, and the demolition of Parking Structure 3 and 1101 Welch in order to make way for the new hospital facilities. 

 

This week's activities:

 

What to expect this weekend (1/19-1/20)

Hours of Construction Activity: 9 pm - 5 am

 

No work is scheduled to occur this weekend.

 

Weekday work (1/21-1/25)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 4 pm

 

Temporary lighting for emergency egress and along the south side of the Ambulatory Surgery Center will be installed. 

 

PS3 demolition will continue.

 

Abatement continues at 1101 Welch. Buildings are scheduled to be torn down the first week of February.

 

Construction will begin to expand the valet lot located on South Pasteur.

 

What to expect next weekend (1/26-1/27)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 4 pm

 

Construction will continue to expand the valet lot located on South Pasteur. 

 

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Expansion

September 2012-December 2016

 

The Packard Children's Hospital expansion, which will expand Packard's ability to care for children and expectant mothers, is underway. The new facility is scheduled to open in 2016.

 

This week's activities: 

 

What to expect this weekend (1/19-1/20)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 3:30 pm

 

Excavation on-site and dirt off-haul will occur.

Tie back work may also occur over the weekend along the W wall.

 

Oxygen line work continues.

 

Weekday work (1/21-1/22)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 - 5 pm

 

Oxygen line work continues

 

Intermittent dirt off haul will occur from the Packard Expansion site through the end of January.

 

Utility work will continue near the Stanford Hospital & Clinics side of the Falk Building. Access to the Falk Building will be maintained at all times via the Stanford Hospital side of the building. Pedestrian detour signage is in place.

 

Access to the rear entrance of Packard Children's will remain open throughout construction.

 

What to expect next weekend (1/26-1/27)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 3:30 pm

 

No work is currently scheduled to occur next weekend.

 

Hoover Garage

May 2012-July 2013

 

Hoover Pavilion, the original Palo Alto Hospital, has been renovated and opened December 2012 to accommodate modern medicine and create a cohesive extension of the Medical Center campus. The garage will enable additional parking for patients and staff.

 

This week's activities:

 

What to expect this weekend (1/19-1/20)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 4 pm

 

Work will continue on the site on Saturday, 1/19.

 

Weekday work (1/21-1/25)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 4 pm

 

Work will continue next week to place rebar. Waterproofing work will also continue. Concrete will be poured for the final level of the parking garage.

 

What to expect next weekend (1/26-1/27)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 4 pm

 

Work will continue next Saturday, 1/26, to construct the new parking garage.

 

General Reminders

 

Motorists: please be mindful of sharing the road with bicyclists. 

 

Consider alternatives to driving, including Stanford's free Marguerite shuttle, biking, carpooling, and transit. Try the do-it-yourself commute planning tool.

 

Cyclists: please be mindful of sharing the sidewalk with pedestrians. Those who choose not to share the road and use the sidewalks must walk their bicycles.

 

Pedestrians must use the new designated crosswalks on Welch Road. Jaywalking is illegal and especially unsafe in active construction areas. Maps with new pedestrian crosswalks are available at www.SUMCRenewal.org. Thank you!

 

Questions?

  

You can find the most up to date information on the Renewal Project website at www.SUMCRenewal.org

 

You can also sign up for project email notices on the website. For additional information regarding site work, email the Renewal Project at info@sumcrenewal.org or call the 24-hour Construction Hotline: (650) 701-SUMC (7862).

 

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