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BMI Project Begins Tunnel Construction


Work has begun on a tunnel that will eventually connect the BioMedical Innovations Building to the existing tunnel underneath the Discovery Walk. Pre-Construction work, installation of fencing and window protection measures are in progress along Jordan Way. Fencing will separate pedestrians from the construction areas. Please use alternative pedestrian routes as necessary.

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 - 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. Construction of the new hospital is expected to be completed in 2018.

This week's activities:

What to expect this weekend (3/25-3/26
Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am to 6 pm

Work will continue inside the new hospital facility over the weekend, including interior finish construction such as painting and tile flooring installation.
 
Weekday Work (3/27-3/31)
Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am to 8 pm for regular construction.
 
The installation of the exterior wall systems continues throughout the building. The new Life Flight Helistop is nearing completion. Inside the hospital, interior finishes work continues, including ceiling and drywall installation, framing, tile flooring installation, painting, and lighting fixture installation. Installation of the service and public elevators continues. 
 
What to expect next weekend (4/1-4/2
Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am to 6 pm
 
Interior finish construction is expected to continue next weekend.

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Expansion
August 2011-Summer 2017

The Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford expansion, which will expand the hospital's ability to care for children and expectant mothers, is underway. The new 521,000 square foot facility will add 149 patient beds, more healing spaces, and the latest medical technology. The hospital expansion is expected to be completed and open for patient care in 2017.

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

What to expect this weekend (3/25-3/26)
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, 3/25. Interior elevator work is expected on Saturday, 3/25 and Sunday, 3/26.
 
Weekday work (3/27-3/31)
Hours of Construction Activity: 6 am to 8 pm for regular construction
 
Installation of the large glass wall located on the exterior of the North Tower continues.
 
Inside the building, work continues to finish the interiors including painting, wall forming, and ceilings. Electrical work in patient rooms on floors 2-4 continues. Interior wood paneling and booth installation continues in the dining area.
 
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 (4/1-4/2
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, 4/1. Interior elevator work is expected on Saturday, 4/1 and Sunday, 4/2.

School of Medicine BioMedical Innovations Building
January 2017 - Summer 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 sf 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 ( 3/25-3/26)
Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am to 4 pm for regular construction 

No construction is expected on site this weekend.

Weekday Work (3/27-3/31)
Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am to 4 pm for regular construction
 
Work will begin on a tunnel that will eventually connect the BMI building to the existing tunnel underneath the Discovery Walk. Pre-Construction work, installation of fencing, and window protection is in progress along Jordan Way. Fencing will separate pedestrians from the construction areas.  Pedestrians are advised to be attentive to their surroundings when navigating around areas of work.
 
Utility potholing continues, with potential minor impacts to pedestrians and cyclists on Governor's Lane.
 
Work will also continue in the Beckman lightwell.

What to expect next weekend (4/1-4/2
Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am to 4 pm for regular construction

No construction is expected on 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. 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).