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Forest Zone Construction Update: Concrete Pour Dec. 1 and Dec. 3

As an update to our post on Oct. 22 about construction of the new kitchen, additional work is scheduled to occur on Tuesday, Dec. 1 and Thursday, Dec. 3 from noon to 4:30 p.m. Depending on the contractor’s schedule, this work may occur earlier in the day from 8:05 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cement will be pumped into level one of the Forest zone to create the floor for the new kitchen. A cement pump truck and cement truck will be present off 40th Avenue NE near the Forest building. Expect significant noise while the cement is pumped. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the construction pager at 206-469-5860. Thank you for your patience.

Asphalt Repair Work This Weekend

Weather permitting, repair work will be completed this Saturday, Nov. 7 at the loading dock drive aisle on the north side of the building in the Mountain zone. This work will include filling existing holes with gravel and covering with asphalt. The repairs are scheduled to take place between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., and will generate some noise. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the construction pager at 206-469-5860. Thank you for your patience.

PBMU Play Yard – Concrete Update

As an update to our post on Oct. 9 regarding the PBMU play yard and porch, intermittent concrete drilling will occur between the hours of 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The drilling will take place on the south side exterior of the building, between the River and Mountain zones, and there may be some noise due to this work. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the construction pager at 206-469-5860. Thank you for your patience as we continue to improve our facilities for our patients.

PBMU Play Yard and Porch Construction Continues

As an update to our post on Aug. 19 regarding the new Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit (PBMU) play yard and porch, concrete pouring will occur from 8:25 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5. A concrete truck will be positioned on the access walkway between the Forest and River buildings. This work will result in some noise as the concrete is poured.

We appreciate your patience as we continue to improve our facilities for our patients. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the construction pager at 206-469-5860.

Forest Zone Construction Update: Oct. 24 to Nov. 20

Over the next few weeks, the following construction projects will occur at Seattle Children’s as we continue to improve our facilities for our patients.

  • Saturday, Oct. 24 from 8:05 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The new kitchen construction team will use a conveyor to move materials between the end of the Forest building and 40th Avenue NE every 30 minutes or so. No trucks will be present and there will be minimal noise from this work.
  • Monday, Nov. 2 to Thursday, Nov. 5: A construction crane placed near the Emergency Department ambulance bay will be used to lift mechanical units into the Forest building. The work will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the crane may impact traffic slightly as it enters and exits 40th Avenue NE. There will be 2-3 parking spaces unavailable on the west side of 40th Avenue NE from Nov. 3 through Nov. 4. Minimal noise is expected as this work is completed.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 17 and Friday, Nov. 20 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Cement will be pumped into level one of the Forest zone to create the floor for the new kitchen. A cement pump truck and cement truck will be present off 40th Avenue NE near the Forest building. There will be significant noise while the cement is pumped.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call the construction pager at 206-469-5860. Thank you for your patience.

Scaffolding Removal and PBMU Play Yard and Porch Construction Update

On Saturday, Oct. 10 and Sunday, Oct. 11, scaffolding will be removed from the rooftop generator stacks on the Mountain zone. There will be minimal noise as this scaffolding is removed.

On Monday, Oct. 12, a truckload of steel for the new Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit (PBMU) play yard and porch will be delivered to Children’s via to the hospital entrance on NE 45th St. A mobile crane will be on-site to unload the steel into the play yard. This work will occur after 8 a.m. on Monday morning.

In addition, there will be intermittent drilling between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. during the week of Monday, Oct. 12. The drilling will take place on the south side exterior of the building, between the River and Mountain zones.

Thank you for your patience as we continue to improve our facilities for our patients. Please call the construction pager at 206-469-5860 if you have any questions or concerns.

Mountain and Ocean Zone Painting This Weekend

As an update to our post on Sept. 25 regarding scaffolding installation in the Mountain zone, additional work will be completed in this area on Saturday, Oct. 5. The chimney stacks on the roof of the Mountain zone will be painted and the scaffolding will remain in place as this work is completed. In addition, the exterior of the Ocean zone will be painted. There will be minimal noise due to this work. Please call the construction pager at 206-469-5860 if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you for your patience.

Scaffolding Installation On Saturday, September 26

On Saturday, September 26, scaffolding will be installed around the three large rooftop chimney stacks in the Mountain zone. This work will be done in preparation for the repair and painting of the chimney stacks. There will be minimal noise as the scaffolding is installed and no work will be done on Sunday, September 27.

Roofing repairs will also occur in the same area over the next two weeks; this repair work may extend into the weekend due to weather conditions and there will be minimal noise due to this work. We appreciate your patience as we continue to improve our facilities for our patients. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the construction pager at 206-469-5860.

Ocean 8 Parking Garage and Forest Shuttle Hub Painting This Weekend

Weather permitting, the Ocean 8 parking garage and the Forest Shuttle Hub will be painted this Saturday, Sept. 19, and Sunday, Sept. 20. The work is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. and end late in the afternoon, depending on weather and other factors.

Expect delays at main campus parking lots during this period, and please allow extra travel time. Security and Transportation staff will be onsite to help direct traffic.

Thank you for your patience as we make necessary improvements at Seattle Children’s. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the construction pager at 206-469-5860.

PBMU Play Yard and Porch Construction Update

playyard 1As an update to our post on July 30 regarding the new Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit (PBMU) play yard and porch, the play yard concrete demolition will be complete today, Wednesday, Aug. 19. The second phase of construction for the new play yard and porch begins Thursday, Sept. 3.

On both Thursday, Sept. 3 and Wednesday, Sept. 9, concrete pouring will occur in two to four hour segments between 8:10 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. This work will result in Read full post »