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You know the drill….
11.23.2010 [Campus Improvements]

Pictured above is the 65-foot drill rig (bright yellow), which recently began drilling 30- and 48-inch piers for the foundation of the new Courtyard Tower. A second 75-foot rig will be on site the week of Nov. 29.  When finished, there will be a total of 84 piers drilled to a depth of over 50 feet. The piers (the concrete pillars to the left of the rig) will form the outline of the footprint of the new tower, which is scheduled for completion in the winter of 2013.

U.S. 41 Road Work over the Weekend
11.11.2010 | Campus Improvements

Construction work will restrict traffic flow on the southbound lanes of U.S. 41 from Waldemere Street to Arlington Street from 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12 through 5 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 14.  Vehicles should follow the traffic cones through the lane shifts.  U.S. 41 will remain open in both directions throughout the roadwork.  The sidewalk along […]

Knock it off!
11.05.2010 | Campus Improvements

Last week, a 15-ton concrete beam, approximately 30 feet in length, was removed from the exterior of a former waiting room to make way for the construction of a stairwell, elevator shaft and connector bridge for the hospital’s new Courtyard Tower. The new tower will link to the hospital’s East, Critical Care and South Towers. […]

Ups and downs
11.01.2010 | Campus Improvements

If you’ve visited Sarasota Memorial lately, you’ll notice that some buildings are going up, while others are coming down. The construction is all part of a comprehensive project to update the hospital’s campus with state-of-the-art, user-friendly facilities. In the photo below, a pedestrian bridge connecting the South Parking Garage to the Critical Care Center is […]