Visitors of the Care Center – Temporary Entrance

The entrance you have been using to visit the Care Center will be closed for one week starting November 2nd to allow for utility construction.  Please park by the Emergency Room entrance and use that door or the Clinic entrance to enter the building.  Signs will be posted to direct you to the Care Center. The ER entrance will be open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM and the Clinic entrance is open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call Rory Smith 387/3299, Maintenance; Helena Blake 387/3282, Care Center DON; or Kimber Wraalstad 387/3260, Administrator.

 

Progress week of October 19th, 2015

The earthwork and rock blasting crews continue to prepare the site behind the hospital for the new patient wing; removing rock, moving earth and digging for  the buildings new foundations.

Patient addition sitework

Patient addition sitework

Earthwork - preparing the site

Earthwork – preparing the site

Drill rig and rock blasting

Drill rig and rock blasting

Patient addition sitework

Patient addition sitework

Patient Wing addition foundations excavated

Patient Wing addition foundations excavated

Care Center addition foundations; backfilled

Care Center addition foundations; backfilled

Care Center addition foundations

Care Center addition foundations

Care Center addition progress

Care Center addition progress

Care Center foundation progress

Care Center foundation progress

Care Center foundations being poured

The concrete crews were in full swing last week forming and pouring the concrete foundations for the new Care Center additions.  The crews were tying rebar, forming up the concrete panels, Thoreson was delivering concrete and Econ-Placer was helping move the concrete from the trucks to the forms.

Care Center addition footings and foundations

Care Center addition footings and foundations

Thoreson concrete truck and Econ-Placer

Thoreson concrete truck and Econ-Placer

Concrete placement truck - Econ Placer

Concrete placement truck – Econ Placer

Forming the foundations

Forming the foundations

Foundation crew

Foundation crew

Formed foundations

Formed foundations

Newly poured foundations with forms removed

Newly poured foundations with forms removed

Newly poured foundations

Newly poured foundations

Patient wing addition sitework

Patient wing addition sitework

Weekly Look-ahead 10-5-15

The week of October 5th rock blasting will be completed on the north side for the new Care Center and Hospital Additions. The weeks of October 5th and 12th the concrete footings/foundation walls will continue on the south and start on the north. Excavation for foundations will continue. Site utilities will start.

First concrete pour

Thoreson’s Ready Mix trucks have arrived and delivered our first pour of concrete.  The concrete crews have formed up and poured out the new footings and foundations for the addition.

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Earthwork has started

Very fitting that the week of Labor Day marked the actual start of real construction.  Edwin E. Thoreson, Inc. from Grand Marais is on-site doing the earthwork.  The parking lot for the Care Center has been removed and earthwork is taking place for the new addition.

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Parking & Entrance closure announcement for the Care Center

Beginning Tuesday, September 8, CCNSHCC will close the Care Center entrance and parking area accessed off of West 5th Street for construction.

Please access the Care Center using the 5th Avenue West Entrance through the “Delivery Entrance”.  Temporary signs will be posted.

For further information on changes to traffic patterns and parking, please continue to check back in on the blog-site.  Information will also be available on Boreal and WTIP.

We apologize for the inconvenience this planned construction may cause the Care Center visitors and community, and we appreciate your patience while we work to complete this important project.

CCNSHCC Parking Closure 9.8.15

 

Groundbreaking group photos

Hard to believe that the Groundbreaking Ceremony was over a month ago.  Where has the summer gone?  The construction team has mobilized to the site and is in the old lodge.  Here are some additional – professional photographer – photos of groundbreaking.

CCNSHCC employees celebrating the groundbreaking

CCNSHCC employees celebrating the groundbreaking

CCNSHCC Leadership Group with Rebecca Lewis, DSGW Architects

CCNSHCC Leadership Group with Rebecca Lewis, DSGW Architects

Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center Board Members

Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center Board Members

Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center Board Members and medical staff

Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center Board Members and medical staff

Residents enjoying the weather and groundbreaking

Residents enjoying the weather and groundbreaking

Elected Officials at groundbreaking

Elected Officials at groundbreaking

Representatives from the Design Input Group

Representatives from the Design Input Group

The whole group moving dirt

The whole group moving dirt