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MRI Replacement Project & North Lot Wall Update

MRI Replacement Project & North Lot Wall Update

MRI Replacement Project 

The MRI Replacement Project, which began in September 2019, remains on schedule.

The new MRI equipment was delivered last Friday and installation began on Saturday.  The temporary wooden stairs on Bellevue Drive have been removed and the window has been replaced. On Thursday, Jan. 30, weather permitting, roofers will patch the steel support above the new MRI between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. They may utilize a torch to melt the snow and ice; a smoke eater will be placed on the roof to filter the air around the torch when in use.  

The new MRI equipment should be ready for use on March 1. 

 

North Lot Wall Update

The North Lot Wall Project continues to move forward. To maintain the integrity of the wall, additional supports have been designed. The material to complete these supports is on order and expected by mid-to-late February.

MRI Replacement Project & North Retaining Wall Status

MRI Replacement Project & North Retaining Wall Status

MRI Replacement Project 

The MRI Replacement Project, which began in September 2019, is on schedule.

On Thursday, Jan. 23, prework to install the new MRI machine will take place on the roof of the southeast wing. The roof will be opened to weld a steel post to support the screen wall, a rain collar will be installed on the MRI duct fan, and roofers will install a safety rail around the exhaust fan. There will be welding on the roof as well as use of a torch to melt snow and ice. A portable gas welder will emit some sound and potentially some gas odors. Work will begin at 7 a.m. and will continue throughout the day.

North Lot Wall Update

The North Lot Wall Project continues to move forward. To maintain the integrity of the wall, additional supports have been designed. The material to complete these supports is on order and expected by mid-to-late February

MRI Replacement Project & North Retaining Wall Update

MRI Replacement Project & North Retaining Wall Update

MRI Replacement Project 

The MRI Replacement Project, which began in September, is on schedule. The new MRI will be delivered on Friday, Jan. 24.  On that day, Bellevue Drive will be closed to traffic east of the construction trailers heading toward the hospital’s discharge area. The alley off of Bellevue Drive and entrance to the hospital will accessible to traffic.  The temporary wooden staircase on Bellevue Drive will be removed on Jan. 28 or 29 and the window will be reinstalled.

 

North Retaining Wall Update

The North Wall Project continues to move forward. To maintain the integrity of the wall, additional supports have been designed. The material to complete these supports is on order and expected by mid-to-late February. 

 

Window Repair on Mt. Vernon Ave.

Window Repair on Mt. Vernon Ave.

On Monday, Jan. 20, repairs will be made to a window on the seventh floor of the hospital’s east tower. This work will require a lift to be placed in the Mt. Vernon Avenue parking cutout, which will be delivered on Friday, Jan. 17 at approximately 12 p.m. Repairs to the window will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21 and will last approximately two hours. Noise will include the sound from the lift while in operation. We do not anticipate a need to block or alter traffic flow on Mt. Vernon Ave.

MRI Project Weekend Work

MRI Project Weekend Work

Contractors will be working on the MRI project for the next three weekends (Dec. 28 and 29, Jan. 4 and 5, and Jan. 11 and 12). A majority of the work will take place inside the building but some back up noise from trucks and dumpster noise is expected between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. There will be no work on Christmas or New Years.