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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 (1/5-1/6)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 5:30 pm

 

The Quarry Road Extension will be paved on Saturday, 1/5. Access to the Emergency Department will be maintained.

 

Weekday work (1/7-1/11)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 5:30 pm

 

The outboard side of Quarry Road- the area behind the construction fencing- will be paved.

 

Gas main line testing on outboard Welch is in progress and gas line lateral installations at 1100-1180 Welch are nearing completion. 

Communication duct bank installation is ongoing.

 

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 (1/12-1/13)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 5:30 pm 

 

No work is scheduled to occur next weekend.

 

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 (1/5-1/6)

Hours of Construction Activity: 9 pm- 5 am

 

No work is scheduled to occur.

 

Weekday work (1/7-1/11)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 4 pm

 

ADA handrail installation for the ramp at the north end of the promenade will be completed.

 

PS3 demo and hauling continues.

 

Abatement continues at 1101 Welch and trees are being boxed and stored.

 

Permanent fencing around the construction site continues to be placed.

  

Kaplan Lawn bollard installation to begin.

 

What to expect next weekend (1/12-1/13)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 4 pm

 

No work is scheduled to occur.

 

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 (1/5-1/6)

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

 

Oxygen line work will occur in the loading dock area including saw cutting and potholing. Traffic controls will be in place and have been coordinated with the facilities.

 

Some rebar and concrete work will occur as well as excavation and dirt off-haul.

 

Weekday work (1/7-1/11)

Hours of Construction Activity: 6 am - 6 pm

 

Oxygen line work continues and trenching will begin. Trenching will be done in three phases and, wherever possible, work will be sequenced and performed to minimize impacts to the loading dock.

 

Prep work will be underway for the weekend transformer pick at Quarry Extension. Emergency backup to LPCH emergency power will be provided by temporary generator starting Thursday 1/10 until the end of the shutdown.

 

Work to core for hot water and fire alarm conduit will continue inside of the hospital in the ceiling of the ground floor stairwells until 1/11. Noise mitigation measures, infection control measures and physical barriers will be in place during this time to minimize impact to the hospital.

 

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 (1/12-1/13) 

Hours of Construction Activity: 6 am - 10 pm

 

Oxygen line work continues.

 

On Saturday, 1/12, a transformer pick will occur at Quarry Extension requiring re-routing for the Stanford Emergency Department. Traffic control measures will be in place including signage and flaggers. Signs will start going up at around 5:00 am and the crane pick will start at 6:00 am. Work to be complete by 10:00 pm. Work has been coordinated with facilities.

 

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 expansion to the Medical Center campus. The garage will enable additional parking for patients and staff.

 

This week's activities:

 

What to expect this weekend (1/5-1/6)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am- 4 pm

 

Work will continue on the site on Saturday.

 

Weekday work (1/7-1/11)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 4 pm

 

Concrete will be poured for the lowest level of the garage. The crew will also be performing waterproofing and soil remediation.

 

What to expect next weekend (1/12-1/13)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 4 pm

 

Work may continue next weekend 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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