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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.

ED Parking Lot Reconfiguration Underway 

  

 

Work is underway to transform the Emergency Department parking lot into a valet lot. This work is taking place in the fenced portion of the parking lot median and is scheduled to continue for five weeks. Access to the Emergency Department will be maintained at all times and valet operations will remain open during construction.

 

New Stanford Hospital Facility 

December 2012- 2018

 

Work is underway 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 (3/22-3/23)

Hours of construction activity: 9 am- 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod: Tunnel excavation will continue.

 

New Hospital and Parking Garage: Work will continue to construct the new parking garage on Saturday, 3/22. Work will also continue to construct the new hospital foundation.

 

Weekday work (3/24-3/28)

Hours of construction activity: 7 am - 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod: Foundation work will begin for the new tunnel next week. This includes underpinning work along the corridor of the former garden entrance. This work may be noise producing and is expected to last for three weeks.

 

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 hospital foundation are scheduled to occur on Monday, 3/24, and Tuesday, 3/25, during regular construction hours. A concrete pour for the parking garage deck is scheduled to occur on Friday, 3/28.

 

Dirt and debris will be off-hauled from the site on Friday, 3/28.

 

What to expect next weekend (3/29-3/30)

Hours of construction activity: 9 am - 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod: Work to construct the new tunnel will continue on Saturday, 3/29. Foundation work will continue, including underpinning work along the corridor of the former garden entrance. This work may be noise producing and is expected to last for three weeks.

  

New Hospital and Parking Garage: Work to construct the new hospital foundation and the third level of the new parking garage will continue next Saturday, 3/29.

 

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Expansion

August 2011-Spring 2017

 

The Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford expansion, which will expand hospital'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. Construction is scheduled to be completed in late 2016 and the new building will open for patient care in spring 2017.

 

This week's activities:

  

What to expect this weekend (3/22-3/23)

Hours of construction activity: 8 am to 6 pm

 

Work will continue on the expansion site to install rebar and erect formwork on Saturday, 3/22.

 

Weekday work (3/24-3/28)

Hours of construction activity: 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.

 

A concrete pour is scheduled to occur on Monday, 3/24.

 

Both the north and south tower cranes will be in use next week.

 

The crosswalk on Quarry Road and Quarry Extension (near the construction trailers) may close periodically in order to accommodate deliveries and concrete pours near the perimeter of the construction site. Pedestrian detours will be in place during these temporary closures.

 

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 (3/29-3/30)

Hours of construction activity: 8 am to 6 pm; off hours dirt off haul may occur

 

Work will continue on the expansion site to install rebar and erect formwork next Saturday, 3/29.  

 

Hoover II Neuroscience Health Center 

February 2014- Fall 2015

 

The Stanford Neuroscience Health Center is expanding in order to support the growing need for specialized outpatient neurological care, allow for advancements in neurological research and deliver innovative new treatments to the community. The new Neuroscience Health Center is being constructed next to the Hoover Pavilion on the Hoover Medical Campus. Construction of the five-story, 92,000 square foot building is scheduled to be completed in 2015.

 

This week's activities:

 

What to expect this weekend (3/22-3/23)

Hours of construction activity: 9 am to 6 pm

 

No construction work is scheduled to occur on the Hoover II site this weekend.

 

Weekday work (3/24-3/28)

Hours of construction activity: 7 am to 6 pm

 

Shoring pile installation is complete.

  

Surface demolition around the site will continue. Excavation work will continue. Dirt will be off hauled from the site next week.

 

What to expect next weekend (3/29-3/30)

Hours of construction activity: 9 am to 6 pm

 

No work is scheduled to occur on the Hoover II site next weekend.

 

Steam Plant

January 2014-Spring 2015

  

A new Steam Plant is being constructed on the east side of Stanford Hospital & Clinics in the former employee parking lot known as the J-Lot. The new Steam Plant will serve both Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and will provide heat to the hospital buildings for hot water generation, hospital medical equipment sterilization, dining services and other hospital needs. The new Steam Plant is scheduled to open in 2015.

 

This week's activities:

 

What to expect this weekend (3/22-3/23)

Hours of construction activity: 7 am to 7 pm

 

Tree relocation will occur on the Steam Plant construction site on Saturday, 3/22. Trucks will access the site via Campus Drive.

 

Weekday work (3/24-3/28)

Hours of construction activity: 7 am to 7 pm

 

Tree relocation will continue on the Steam Plant site.

 

Potholing work for utilities will also continue.

 

A pedestrian detour is in place between Parking Structure 1 and the Emergency Department entrance to Stanford Hospital & Clinics.

 

What to expect next weekend (3/29-3/30)

Hours of construction activity: 7 am to 7 pm

 

No work is scheduled to occur on the Steam Plant site 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).