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Happy Thanksgiving from Project Renewal 


Stanford Health Care, Stanford School of Medicine and the new Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford wish you, your family and your friends a great Thanksgiving holiday.

The 10 Day Look Ahead will resume regular schedule next week, on Friday, December 1.
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.

New Stanford Hospital Facility
December 2012 - 2019

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 open for patient care in 2019.

This week's activities:

What to expect this weekend (11/25 - 11/26) 
Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am to 6 pm

The site is closed November 23 - 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. 
 
Weekday Work (11/27 - 12/1)
Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am to 8 pm for regular construction.
 
This week inside the hospital installation continues for: the stone wall in the Atrium; on interior finishes such as ceiling, drywall, tile laying and painting; on of lighting fixtures, kitchen equipment, medical equipment, service and public elevators; and on board room furniture and audio/visual equipment.  Outside the hospital, stairs are beginning to take shape by the promenade walkway and other si te work is in progress, including a concrete pour for perimeter beams. Installation of permanent roofing on the Level 3 garden is in progress and installation of decking and landscaping on the Garage roof is in progress. 

What to expect next weekend (12/2 - 12/3) 
Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am to 6 pm
 
Interior finish construction is expected to continue next weekend.

New Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford 
August 2011 - 2017

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is in the process of creating America's most technologically advanced, family-friendly and environmentally sustainable hospital for babies, children and pregnant women. The new hospital, set to debut in December 2017, adds 521,000 square feet of building space and 149 patient beds. Six new surgical suites, a nuclear medicine department, three new imaging units, four diagnostic units including a cardiac "hybrid" angiography suite, and more than 3.5 acres of healing gardens and green space are designed into the project. 

*General construction activity on the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Expansion site is approved Monday-Friday 6 am to 8 pm, Saturday 7 am to 6 pm, and Sunday 7am to 5pm. Click here to view construction activity permitted outside of normal construction hours.
  
This week's activities:

What to expect this weekend (11/25 - 11/26)
Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am to 6 pm for regular construction
 
The site is closed from November 23 - 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
 
Weekday work (11/27 - 12/1)
Hours of Construction Activity: 6 am to 8 pm for regular construction

Inside the building, work continues on the ground level surgical suites, with the continued testing of imaging equipment. Furniture and equipment continue to be installed. 

Outside the building, the exterior work in the Ford Gardens continues. There is an egress path leading from the Entry Garden to the Emerald Garden - this will remain through December. The crosswalk on Quarry Road and Quarry Extension (near the construction trailers) will remain closed to accommodate deliveries and concrete pours near the perimeter of the construction site. A pedestrian detour is in place.

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 (12/2 - 12/3) 
Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am to 6 pm for regular construction

Work will continue on the expansion site for interior finish construction on Saturday, 12/2.

School of Medicine BioMedical Innovations Building
January 2017 - Late 2019

The BioMedical Innovations Building (BMI) will be a state-of-the-art facility that fully supports the talent and vision of the School of Medicine to translate medical research discoveries into treatments and cures. The new building will be approximately 215,500 square-feet with four above-grade floors of research labs and light-filled gathering places, and a lower basement level with reduced functional square footage for utility support. A connective tunnel to other nearby research facilities is part of the proposed design.

Current Activities:
 
What to expect this weekend (11/25 - 11/26) 
Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am to 4 pm for regular construction

The site is closed November 23 - 26 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

Weekday Work (11/27 - 12/1)
Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am to 4 pm for regular construction

Hauling continues to remove dirt from the construction site. Trucks will enter the site via Governor's Avenue and exit on Kaplan Drive to North Pasteur inside the new Stanford Hospital construction site, and exit campus via Sand Hill Road. There will be traffic control in place to direct pedestrians and drivers. 

Tunnel interior construction continues with steam and condensate, and fire sprinkler installation and tunnel exterior construction continues with backfill and landscaping in the Beckman lightwell. Paver installation on Jorday Way begins. Underground electrical and communication work continues on site and water line relocation work continues, as well as winterization of the site.

What to expect next weekend (12/2 - 12/3
Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am to 4 pm for regular construction

No impacts are anticipated next weekend.

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. 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).