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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.

Stanford University Hot/Chilled Water Line Work near Quarry Road and Campus Drive

 

Stanford University will continue performing chilled and hot water line work near Quarry Road and Campus Drive. Regular work hours are Monday-Thursday from 7 am to 5:30 pm.

 

Work will begin at the intersection of Quarry Road and Quarry Extension and will continue down Campus Drive towards Roth Way. Safety officers will be onsite to provide traffic assistance.

 

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 (9/14-9/15)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am- 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod:Work will continue near the former Garden entrance of the hospital (near the cafeteria) on Saturday, 9/14 to relocate the entry door. No significant noise/vibration issues are expected.

 

New Hospital and Parking Garage:Mass excavation for the New Stanford Hospital is complete.Shoring work will continue on the New Stanford Hospital construction site. New parking garage construction will also continue.

 

Off Site Activities: The NSH project team offices will be completed next week.

 

Weekday work (9/16-9/20)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod:Demolition work will continue to remove the former MRI on Wednesday, 9/18 through Friday, 9/20.Utility work and tunnel pile installation will also continue next week.

 

New Hospital and Parking Garage:Shoring work will continue on the new hospital site. Foundation work will continue with test pile drilling. Construction of the new parking garage will also continue.

 

Off Site Activities: The NSH project team offices near Welch and Sand Hill roads will be completed next week.

 

What to expect next weekend (9/21-9/22)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod:Demolition work will continue. Utility work may also continue next weekend.

 

New Hospital and Parking Garage:Shoring work will continue on the site. 


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 (9/14-9/15)

Hours of Construction Activity: 6 am - 3 pm; 

night work from 7 pm- 5 am

 

Mat slab work will begin on Saturday, 9/14. Shoring work will also continue on Saturday.

 

Weekday work (9/16-9/20)

Hours of Construction Activity: 6 am - 7 pm; 

night work from 7 pm-5 am

 

Shoring, excavation, rebar installation, slab waterproofing, concrete formwork, auger cast pile installation and bench cutting work will continue on the Packard expansion site next week. 

 

Rebar cages for auger cast piles will be delivered during the week. 

 

Dirt off haul will continue.

 

All drilling work is being closely coordinated with the hospital and is not anticipated to cause noise or vibration.  The tower crane will be in use to install rebar columns and formwork. 

 

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 (9/21-9/22)

Hours of Construction Activity: 6 am - 7 pm

 

Shoring, excavation, bench cutting and soil off haul will continue on the Packard expansion site on Saturday, 9/21, and Sunday, 9/22.

 

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.

 

This week's activities:

 

What to expect this weekend (9/14-9/15)

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

 

The Hoover Parking garage is now open to A and C permit parking on Levels 1-3. Authorized construction parking is available on Levels 4-6.

 

Final parking garage construction will continue all weekend.

 

Weekday work (9/16-9/20)

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

 

The Hoover Pavilion garage will open the remaining levels of the garage on Monday, 9/16. Patient parking will be available on levels B1-B3.

 

Remaining site work will continue as needed.

 

What to expect next weekend (9/21-9/22)

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

 

Remaining work will continue on the Hoover parking garage site as needed.

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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