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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.

Pedestrian Detour Beginning Wednesday, March 12

  

A pedestrian detour between Parking Structure 1 (PS-1) and the Emergency Department entrance to Stanford Hospital & Clinics will be in place beginning Wednesday, March 12th in order to accommodate the construction of a new Steam Plant in the former 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. Read more

 

 

Sneak a Peek Over the New Stanford Hospital Construction Fence - No Hard Hat Required! 


 

The community can now catch a unique glimpse of work under way to pour the new hospital building's foundation and construct the third level of the parking garage - no hard hat required!

A viewing platform has been constructed overlooking the construction site and is now open to the public. The raised platform is located outside of the elevators of the Pasteur Visitor Garage (PS-4) at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. Read more. 

 

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 (3/8-3/9)

Hours of Construction Activity: 9 am- 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod: A large crane will continue to facilitate pile installation in the Garden Entrance area on Saturday, 3/8. Tunnel excavation will continue. Noise and vibration inside of hospital are not anticipated.

 

New Hospital and Parking Garage: Work will continue to construct the third level of the new parking garage on Saturday, 3/8. Work will also continue to construct the new hospital foundation.

 

Weekday work (3/10-3/7)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod: Tunnel excavation and shoring work will continue. A large crane will continue to facilitate pile instillation in the former Garden Entrance through Wednesday, 3/12.

 

New Hospital and Parking Garage: Hospital foundation pile installation, waterproofing, forming work, rebar and placement preparations for the foundation will continue. A concrete pour for the new parking garage is scheduled to occur on Monday, 3/10, during regular construction hours. A large concrete pour for the new hospital foundation is scheduled to occur on Tuesday, 3/11.

 

What to expect next weekend (3/15-3/16)

Hours of Construction Activity: 9 am - 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod: Tunnel excavation and shoring work may continue.

 

New Hospital and Parking Garage: Work to construct the third level of the new parking garage will continue next Saturday, 3/15. 

 

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Expansion

August 2011-Spring 2017

 

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. 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 (3/8-3/9)

Hours of Construction Activity: 8 am to 6 pm; overnight concrete pour from 4 am on 3/8 through Sunday, 3/9.

 

An overnight concrete pour is scheduled to begin on Saturday, 3/8 at 4 am and will continue through the morning of Sunday, 3/9, pending weather conditions.

 

Weekday work (3/10-3/14)

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. 

 

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

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 (3/15-3/16)

Hours of Construction Activity: 8 am to 6 pm; off hours dirt off haul may occur

 

Work will continue on the expansion site next Saturday, 3/15.  

 

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).