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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 Entrance to L2/L3 Employee Parking Lots  
Closed Friday, February 7, 2014

  

 
On Friday, February 7, 2014, the Welch Road entrance to the L2/L3 permit lots will be temporarily closed in order to accommodate City of Palo Alto utility work in the Quarry and Welch intersection.

The closure to the parking lot entrance will begin at 10:30 am and is scheduled to remain in place until 10 pm.

To access the L2/L3 parking lots, please use the entrance located off of Vineyard Lane.

During this time, the southbound left turn lane into the L2/L3 lots on Quarry at Welch will be closed. The northbound right turn lane on Quarry and Welch will also be closed.

Access to the existing pedestrian crosswalks will be maintained at all times. Bicyclists may share the road with cars.

Thank you for your patience as the City of Palo Alto performs necessary utility work to support the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Expansion Project.

 

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 (2/8-2/9)

Hours of Construction Activity: 9 am- 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod: MRI demolition work is complete.Tunnel excavation will continue with pile installation occurring in the Garden Entrance on Saturday, 2/8. Noise and vibration inside of hospital are not anticipated. A large crane will also be erected near the Garden Entrance on Saturday. All activities are subject to change due to weather conditions.

 

New Hospital and Parking Garage: New hospital rebar work may continue on Saturday, 2/8; concrete forming and rebar will continue on the parking garage site. Rebar/spoils removal will occur on Saturday, 2/8. All activities are subject to change due to weather conditions.

 

Weekday work (2/10-2/14)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod: Tunnel excavation and shoring work will continue. Pile installation will continue through 2/24. A large crane may be erected in the Garden Entrance next week.

 

New Hospital and Parking Garage: Hospital foundation pile installation, waterproofing, forming work, rebar and placement preparations for the foundation will continue. An extended hours concrete pour for the new parking garage will occur between 6 am and 8 pm on Tuesday, 2/11.

 

What to expect next weekend (2/15-2/16)

Hours of Construction Activity: 9 am - 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod: Tunnel excavation and shoring work may continue on Saturday, 2/15.

 

New Hospital and Parking Garage: Work to construct the new parking garage will continue next Saturday, 2/15. 

 

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 (2/8-2/9)

Hours of Construction: 8 am to 6 pm; overnight concrete pour from 10 pm on 2/7 through 10 am on 2/8.

 

An overnight mat slab pour is scheduled to occur on Friday, 2/7, at 10 pm and continue through 10 am on Saturday, 2/8, pending weather conditions.

 

No work is currently scheduled to occur on the Packard site this Sunday, 2/9.

 

Weekday work (2/10-2/14)

Hours of Construction: 7 am to 6 pm; crane installation between 6:30 am and 7 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. 

 

Exterior and interior wall concrete pours may occur next week.

 

The north tower crane will be in use to install rebar columns and formwork.

 

Installation of the south tower crane will occur Thursday, 2/13- 2/16 (6 am - 7pm).

 

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 (2/15-2/16)

Hours of Construction: 8 am to 6 pm; crane installation between 6:30 am and 7 pm

 

An overnight mat slab concrete placement is scheduled for next Friday, 2/14 and will continue through Saturday, 2/15.

 

South tower crane installation will continue on Sunday, 2/16, from 6:30 am to 7 pm.

 

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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