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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.

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 (8/3-8/4)

Hours of Construction Activity: 9 am- 6 pm

 

The demolition of the former Garden Entrance to Stanford Hospital & Clinics will continue. Shoring and tie back work will continue on the New Stanford Hospital construction site. Soil will be off hauled from the site on Saturday, 8/3.

 

Trailers will be delivered to the Pasteur lot near Sand Hill Road as part of the effort to assemble offices for the NSH project team.

 

Weekday work (8/5-8/9)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 6 pm

 

Shoring, excavation and tie back work will continue next week.

 

Demolition work will continue in the former Garden Entrance of Stanford Hospital & Clinics. Work will include demolition of the stairwell south of the pods. This work will cause some noise and vibration and is being coordinated closely with the hospital.

 

Dirt off haul from the NSH site will continue next week. Please be cautious of trucks entering and exiting the road.

 

Trailers will continue to be delivered to the Pasteur lot near Sand Hill Road as part of the effort to assemble offices for the NSH project team. 

 

What to expect next weekend (8/10-8/11)

Hours of Construction Activity: 9 am - 6 pm

 

Shoring and tie back work will continue on the site. Soil will be off hauled from the site on Saturday, 8/10.

 

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 (8/3-8/4)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 7 pm; 

night time work 7 pm - 5 am

 

On Friday night, 8/2, work to pour the mat slab will begin and continue through Saturday, 8/3. Watch the 2,000 yards of concrete being poured via the Packard Expansion Project construction camera at SUMCRenewal.org.

 

Work will continue on the Packard expansion site over the weekend to perform shoring, bench cutting. Night time soil off haul activities may continue on Saturday.

 

Weekday work (8/5-8/9)

Hours of Construction Activity: 6 am - 7 pm; 

night time work from 6 pm to 4 am

 

Shoring, excavation, rebar installation, auger cast pile installation and bench cutting work will continue on the Packard expansion site next week. All drilling work is being closely coordinated with the hospital and is not anticipated to cause noise or vibration.

 

Evening soil off haul may continue next week between 7 pm and 3:30 am.

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 (8/10-8/11)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 7 pm; 

night time work 7 pm - 5 am

 

Shoring, excavation, bench cutting and soil off haul will continue on the Packard expansion site next weekend.  All drilling work is being closely coordinated with the hospital and is not anticipated to cause noise or vibration.

 

Hoover Garage

May 2012-August 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.

 

General Updates: The parking garage is projected to open in early September.

 

This week's activities:

 

What to expect this weekend (8/3-8/4)

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

 

Parking garage construction likely to occur will continue this weekend.

 

Weekday work (8/5-8/9)

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

 

Architectural metal fins for the exterior of the parking garage continue to be placed.

 

Construction of the new parking garage is scheduled to be completed and open for employee and patient parking operations in early September.

 

What to expect next weekend (8/10-8/11)

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

 

Parking garage construction may continue 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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