Parking and construction update for Oct. 4

image001Excavation In Front of Clinical Services Building TODAY
Contractors are excavating the area of roadway in front of the Clinical Services Building as they tie new and existing water lines together. Traffic using the 28th Avenue entrance will be affected. Flaggers will be on hand directing traffic.

no waterFull Water Shutdown TOMORROW
On Saturday, October 5, there will be a full water shutdown at the Clinical Services Building. There will be no running water all day. Please be aware that there may be air pockets and cloudy water following the shutdown. Patients and families are advised to run water until it is clear before using it.

New Parking System is Here!
The new Pay-by-Stall system is now in use at the Oak Street Campus of BC Children’s and BC Women’s Hospitals. Click here for details.

Avoid using the Main Lobby entrance by Emergency
EmergCranePlease avoid getting picked up/dropped off near emergency if you are going to the BC Children’s main lobby. The area must remain clear for emergency vehicles. Parking in the area is short-term and very limited, so please leave it for people accessing the Emergency Department. Families are encouraged to use the free valet service, or to use the entrance off of Oak Street (by Second Cup)  or the North Entrance (#17).

BC Children’s Hospital lobby undergoing construction
IMG_7153 Lobby wall graphic 2 (Copy)The information desk is now beside patient registration in the main lobby of the hospital. A new wall has been put up where the desk used to be.
The three washrooms next to the main elevator bank in the lobby have been closed to make way for the new Orthopedic Clinic. Click here for a map of the first floor with locations of alternate washrooms.

Site construction limits available parking on campus.
Please allow extra time when coming to your appointment. Watch for new signage and follow directions of flag persons.

Please drive slowly 
Traffic patterns are constantly changing for both vehicles and pedestrians. Pedestrians may be hidden from view.

**For more information about the construction at BC Children’s & BC Women’s Hospitals, visit the Redevelopment Project Website.**

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