Construction and parking update for February 26

craneFriday: crane on site in front of Oak Street Entrance
On Friday, February 28, from 07:00 am until 4:00 pm, there will be a crane at the campus entrance off of Oak Street.  The entrance will remain open, but will have single lane alternating traffic, directed by flaggers. Pedestrians and drivers, please use caution and follow flagger’s directions.

Construction Reminders:

Water Main Repair Near 28th Avenue Parking Lot Entrance
The area by the Clinical Support Building is being excavated to repair a water main. This construction should be completed by the end of February. The 28th Ave entrance to the campus is open and vehicles can still go from the 28th Ave entrance to the northeast patient and staff parking lots. Pedestrian traffic is not affected. You will still be able to travel along the ring road from the 28th Ave entrance to the Clinical Support Building, CFRI, Ambulatory Care Building, and the BC Children’s/BC Women’s main building.

Entrance ClosuresDoors 43 and 45 to the Shaughnessy Building close permanently
Entrances 45 and 43, across from the Ambulatory Care Building, are permanently closed. To access the Ambulatory Care Building, families can use the glass tunnel between Shaughnessy and the BC Children’s and BC Women’s Hospitals main building. If you have an appointment at the Ophthalmology or Orthopedic Clinic, your clinic has moved.
Click here to find the Ophthalmology Clinic
Click here to find the Orthopedic Clinic

Oak Street Entrance to Children’s closed
Entrance 11 (by Second Cup) is now closed until April 2014. Sidewalks in the area are also closed. Click here to learn more.


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 cautions
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. When getting picked up or dropped off, please use these the North entrance (#17) instead.

Use our Free Valet Service for Parking
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.

IMG_7153 Lobby wall graphic 2 (Copy)BC Children’s Hospital Lobby changes
When you come to the BC Children’s Hospital Lobby you will see some changes.  Along with bright colours and designs, we have a new information desk next to patient registration.  Lobby washrooms, including the one with an adolescent change table have been moved.  Click here for a map of the closest washrooms.

Construction means less parking

  • 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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