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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 (3/2-3/3)

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

 

Work to stripe Quarry Road between Welch Road and Quarry Extension will occur on Saturday, 3/2, due to previous rain delays.

 

The driveway at 800 Welch Road will be closed on Saturday, 3/2, in order to perform utility work. This work will include excavation, shoring and plating in the driveway.

 

Weekday work (3/4-3/8)

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

 

The outboard side of Quarry Road between Welch Road and Quarry Extension will reopen to two-lane, two-way traffic by end of day Monday, 3/4.

 

The driveway exit on Welch Road to 770 Welch is currently closed in order to accommodate utility work. The driveway is scheduled to reopen end of day Wednesday, 3/6.

 

The crosswalk on Welch Road at Blake Wilbur Drive will be moved from the north to the south side of the street on Wednesday, 3/6, in order to accommodate utility work. This change will remain in effect for a couple of weeks.

 

Hot water line work will continue on Welch Road. The pedestrian crosswalk will remain temporarily relocated in front of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (725 Welch) for another week in order to accommodate this work. The crosswalk is expected to return back to its location at 750/770 Welch Road on Friday, 3/8.

 

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 (3/9-3/10)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 5 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 (3/2-3/3)

Hours of Construction Activity: 9 pm - 5 am

 

The temporary valet parking lot (FIM-1) on S. Pasteur Drive near the School of Medicine is now open for operations. Work will continue to landscape the site on Saturday, 3/2.

 

Weekday work (2/25-3/1)

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

 

Demolition of 1101 Welch Road will be completed by next week.

 

Foundation work will continue on the North wall of the Make-Ready site.

 

What to expect next weekend (3/9-3/10)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 4 pm

 

No work is scheduled to occur next weekend. 

 

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 (3/2-3/3)

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

 

Soldier pile installation, excavation work and off haul will occur on the expansion site over the weekend. The drilling work is not anticipated to cause noise or vibration at the hospital.

 

Weekday work (3/4-3/8)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 5 pm

 

Soldier piles will continue to be installed near Packard Children's Hospital next week. This drilling work is being closely coordinated with the hospital and is not anticipated to cause noise or vibration.

 

Excavation work and off hauling of soil will also occur next week.

 

Demolition of old utilities will also occur on the expansion site.

 

Work will continue in the parking lot of 730 Welch Road to construct a temporary MRI facility.

 

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 (3/9-3/10) 

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

 

On Saturday, 3/9, trailers will be placed at the Temporary MRI site in the parking lot of 730 Welch. During this time, some traffic delays on Vineyard Lane may occur. Flagmen will be on site to assist as needed.

 

Work will continue occur on the Packard expansion site 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 (3/2-3/3)

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

 

No work is scheduled to occur this weekend.

 

Weekday work (3/4-3/8)

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

 

Concrete precast panels will continue to be delivered next week and panel erection will continue.  Panel deliveries and erection will continue through the spring.

 

What to expect next weekend (3/9-3/10)

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

 

No work is scheduled to occur 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. 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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