Starting Monday, Nov. 10, utility work on Kingshighway Boulevard will require evening lane closures for about two weeks. The lane closures will begin at 6 p.m. and end at 2 a.m. to minimize disruption to traffic. Contractors will close only one lane at a time, retaining two through lanes.
For nearly two years, clinicians, staff, patients and families have worked hand in hand with the Washington University Medical Center Campus Renewal design team to transform the future of health care on the Medical Campus.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will close the ramp from westbound Interstate 64/Highway 40 to Boyle Avenue in St. Louis at 9 a.m. Monday, April 7. The ramp is expected to reopen by mid-May.
Washington University Medical Center is sharing a first look at its future landscape with renderings of the new Barnes-Jewish Hospital north campus tower and St. Louis Children’s Hospital expansion. The first phase of the Campus Renewal Project includes an expansion of Siteman Cancer Center, surgical programs, diagnostics and services for women and infants.
The Washington University Medical Center is undergoing the initial phases of a transformation that primarily will feature expansions of St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Siteman Cancer Center. It also will include more space for Washington University Physicians clinics and diagnostics and new facilities for women and infants, oncology and surgical services. If you’re curious about the expansion, renderings will be on display and staff will be on hand to answer questions March 10 and 11 at two campus locations.
Washington University Medical Center and the CORTEX district just east of the Medical Campus are evolving daily. A webpage has been created to keep visitors, employees and residents informed about street-improvement projects and traffic flow in the area.Views from a live webcam showing the progress also are available via this link.
Utility work for the Campus Renewal Project on the Medical Campus will require the temporary closure of Parkview Place Friday, Nov. 1, starting at 11 a.m. The work is expected to continue for eight to 10 hours.
Employees can expect to see an increase in demolition-related activities in the coming weeks as the Campus Renewal Project progresses.
Although there will be no exterior construction fences or lane closures yet, later this month all floors of the Kingshighway, Steinberg and Yalem buildings will be vacant and considered a construction zone. Access to the buildings will be restricted to authorized personnel and contractors. Work taking place over the next several months is in preparation for demolition of those buildings, which will begin in late summer.