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March 2020

Installation of Test Piles for South Tower Project

Installation of Test Piles for South Tower Project

The construction of the South Tower involves the installation of a number of piles into the ground. These piles are needed for the building’s foundation. A test pile will be installed on the South Building, nearest to Mt. Vernon Street on Tuesday, March 31 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. This will be done to gain final insight of the structural properties of the ground and confirm pile design and configuration.

Maintenance work will occur on Saturday, March 28

Maintenance work will occur on Saturday, March 28

Maintenance work will occur on Saturday, March 28 from 2 p.m. until midnight. During the course of the work, three to four vehicles will be in use and running at the hospital loading dock. Residents may experience some noise and odors.  We are making every effort to reduce impact to our neighbors.  Thank you for your patience.

North Wall and South Tower Update

North Wall and South Tower Update

North Wall
The next phase of the North Lot Wall project is moving forward with the placement of steel channels to secure the wall complete. 

 
South Tower Project 
Preparations for construction of the hospital’s patient tower are underway.  Construction of the new fuel tank room for the patient tower’s generators will begin at the end of March.