Construction and parking update for Nov 28

Cranes on site tomorrow and Saturday
craneFriday, November 29: there will be a crane on site all day near the north entrance to Children’s (#17). A small number of parking stalls in the area will be closed off.
Saturday, November 30: there will be a different crane on site on near Women’s Entrance #95, from 7am-7pm. A larger section of parking stalls will be out of service from 4pm on Friday until end of day on Saturday.
While the cranes are on site, traffic around them will be single lane alternating. A flagger will be on hand to direct vehicles.

136 Parking Stalls are back in service
Good news! Over the last couple of weeks, 136 parking stalls have been returned to service as the Site Services project draws to a close. In the next 2-3 weeks, an additional 125 stalls will be returned to service. We hope that it will be easier for you to find parking during your next visit.

Main entrance to the Ambulatory Care Building opens on Monday
ACBThe sidewalk in front of the main entrance (#44) to the Ambulatory Care Building (the one with Starbucks) has been repaved. The entrance is anticipated to be reopened on Monday, December 2. Until then, entrance #42, across from BC Children’s lobby, is best for those with strollers or wheelchairs.

 

construction

When does construction work happen?

  • Monday to Friday – 7:30am and 4:00pm.
  • Coffee Break: 10:00am to 10:15am, no construction
  • Lunch Break: 12:00pm to 12:30pm, no construction
  • Weekends:  once in a while

Emergency Entrance reminders
Construction is going on near the BC Children’s Hospital Emergency entrance.
Please leave limited parking in the area for families needing the Emergency Department. Use these entrances instead of the one near Emergency to get picked/dropped off:

  • Oak Street Entrance #11  (by Second Cup)
  • North Entrance #17

valet201Use our Valet Service to park for the same rate as parking your own car
Drive to entrance #36 (Near Emergency). Leave your car with the valet and he will park it. Regular parking fees apply.
Click here for more information.

BC Children’s Hospital Lobby washrooms closed
Lobby washrooms, including the one with an adolescent change table, are closed while the lobby is renovated.  Click here for a map of washrooms locations.

Construction reminders:

  • Please allow extra time when coming to your appointments.
  • Watch for new signs and follow directions of flag persons
  • Please drive slowly

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

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