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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.

Constructing the Foundation for the new Stanford Hospital

 

 

 

The first concrete pour for the foundation of the new Stanford Hospital took place on Thursday, January 23, marking a major milestone in construction of the new building. After months of excavation, more than 1,250 yards of concrete were poured to create the new building's foundation. Crews will complete a total of 16 pours over the next six months to complete the foundation work, which is the equivalent of filling 200 Olympic sized swimming pools. 

 

New Stanford Hospital Facility 

December 2012- 2018

 

Work is under way to construct the new Stanford Hospital facility in order to accommodate advances in medical technology, increase capacity, and meet new seismic safety standards. The 824,000 square foot hospital includes 368 individual patient rooms, state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment rooms, an expanded Emergency Department, new employee parking structure, five gardens, walking trails and a meditation room. The new hospital is expected to be completed in 2017 and open for patient care in early 2018. 

 

This week's activities:

 

What to expect this weekend (1/25-1/26)

Hours of Construction Activity: 9 am- 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod: Work to finish demolishing the former MRI offices near the hospital will continue on Saturday, 1/25. This work will cause some noise and vibration. Tunnel excavation and shoring work will continue.

 

New Hospital and Parking Garage: Work to install the new hospital foundation will continue; concrete prep work will continue on the parking garage site.

 

Weekday work (1/27-1/31)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod: Work to finish demolishing the former MRI offices near the hospital will continue through the end of the week. Off haul may continue to remove concrete walls and footings. Tunnel excavation and shoring work will continue.

 

New Hospital and Parking Garage: Hospital foundation pile installation, waterproofing, forming work, rebar and placement preparations for the foundation will continue. Concrete pours for the new parking garage will continue during regular construction hours next week.

 

What to expect next weekend (2/1-2/2)

Hours of Construction Activity: 9 am - 6 pm

 

New Hospital and Parking Garage: Work to construct the new parking garage will continue next Saturday, 2/1.

 

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Expansion

August 2011-December 2016

 

The Packard Children's Hospital expansion, which will expand Packard's ability to care for children and expectant mothers, is under way. The new 521,000 square foot facility will add 150 patient beds, more healing spaces, and the latest medical technology. The Packard expansion is scheduled to open in 2016.

 

This week's activities:

 

What to expect this weekend (1/25-1/26)

Construction Hours: 8 am to 6 pm; overnight concrete pour from 10 pm on 1/24 through 4 pm on 1/25.

 

An overnight mat slab pour is scheduled to occur on Friday, 1/24, at 10 pm and continue through 4 pm on Saturday, 1/25.

 

No work is currently scheduled to occur on the Packard site this Sunday, 1/26.

 

Weekday work (1/27-1/31)

Construction Hours:  7 am to 6 pm; off hours dirt off haul may occur

 

Structural steel welding, waterproofing, rebar installation, concrete formwork and placement will continue on the Packard expansion site next week. All work is being closely coordinated with the hospital and is not anticipated to cause noise or vibration. 

 

The north tower crane will be in use to install rebar columns and formwork. The south tower crane is scheduled to be assembled on Tuesday, 1/28.

 

Access to the rear entrance of Packard Children's will remain open throughout construction although some egress detours will be in place.

 

What to expect next weekend (2/1-2/2)

Construction Hours: 8 am to 6 pm

 

An overnight mat slab pour is scheduled to occur next Friday, 2/1, and will continue through the following day.

 

No work is currently scheduled to occur next Sunday, 2/2.

 

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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