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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.

Other Related Medical Center Construction Activities:  

750 Welch Road Driveway Closure 9/21-9/23

 

The driveway at 750 Welch Rd will close on Saturday, September 21 at 7am in order to accommodate repair work. The driveway will reopen on Monday, September 23 at 9 am. During this time, drivers are to use the driveways at 770 Welch Rd to access the 750 Welch property. Pedestrian access will be available.

 

Fungicide application to new oak trees on Welch Rd 9/26-9/27

 

In order to preserve the new oak trees on Welch Rd between Quarry Rd and Pasteur Dr, fungicide will be applied to the new trees. This work will be performed off hours and is scheduled to begin at 11:59 pm on Thursday, September 26. This work will be completed by 4 am on Friday, September 27. Alternate pedestrian routes to the hospitals are recommended during this time. Pedestrian detours will be in place on Welch Rd around active work zones.

 

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 (9/21-9/22)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am- 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod:Demolition and utility relocations may continue this weekend.

 

New Hospital and Parking Garage: Construction activity will continue within the new hospital and parking garage footprints.

 

Off Site Activities: Project offices will continue to be set up between Welch and Sand Hill roads in anticipation of the NSH team move-in next week.

 

Weekday work (9/23-9/27)

Hours of Construction Activity: 7 am - 6 pm

 

Former Garden Entry/D Pod:Demolition and utility relocations will continue.

 

New Hospital and Parking Garage:Shoring on the new hospital site will continue; foundation and utility work will continue on the new parking garage site.

 

Off Site Activities: The NSH team will move into the new offices between Welch and Sand Hill Rd next week; limited soil off- haul will occur from the NSH site as needed.

 

What to expect next weekend (9/28-9/29)

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:Construction activity will continue within the new hospital and parking garage footprints.  

 

Off Site Activities: Limited soil off-haul will occur from the NSH site as needed. 

 

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 (9/21-9/22)

Hours of Construction Activity: 6 am - 3 pm

 

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

 

Weekday work (9/23-9/27)

Hours of Construction Activity: 6 am - 7 pm

 

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. 

 

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. 

 

Dirt off haul will continue.

 

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 (9/28-9/29)

Hours of Construction Activity: 6 am - 7 pm

 

Shoring, excavation, bench cutting and soil off haul will continue next weekend.

 

Hoover Garage

May 2012-September 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:

 

The Hoover Pavilion Garage is now open!  

 

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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