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January 21, 2022

Construction Updates for New Downtown Hospital

Upcoming Work

Two-week look ahead

Below is an outline of upcoming construction activity, road and walkway impacts.

Week of Jan. 24

Roads closed for utility relocation work

  • 16th St. between Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. and Senate Ave.
  • 16th St. between Senate and Capitol avenues
  • Missouri St., between 16th and 14th streets
  • Capitol Ave. between 16th and 15th streets. Arrow boards and barricades will direct traffic as needed.
  • Intermittent lane closures are expected along Capitol Ave. between 14th and 15th streets.

Emergency Department access

    The Methodist Hospital Emergency Department is accessible via Senate Ave. and the Capitol Ave. access road. Yellow lines denote access points on the map below.

    South Campus building demolition

    Sidewalks are closed along Senate and Capitol avenues between 15th and Rankin streets. Sidewalks are closed along 15th St., between Senate and Capitol Avenues. Rankin St. is closed between Senate and Capitol avenues. Pedestrians should follow detour signage to navigate the closures.

    Capitol View telecoms

    A road closure is expected along 15th St. between Capitol Ave. and Byram Pl. due to underground utility work. Intermittent lane closures are also expected at 16th St. and Byram Pl. due to telecommunications work. Byram Pl. between 16th and 15th streets is expected to be closed for the duration of this work. 15th Street, between Byram Place and Illinois will have lane restrictions, but Byram Place will remain accessible to Two Sisters town home residents and U-Haul customers from 15th St. to the north and 14th St. from the south. Sidewalk closures are expected along 15th and 16th streets between Capitol Ave. and Illinois St.

    Medical records building demolition

    Sidewalk closures are expected along Senate Ave., between 15th and Anderson streets and along 15th St. between Senate Ave. and Capitol avenues. A full road closure is expected along Anderson St. between Senate Ave. and just west of the Starbucks lot. The alleyway, one row of parking in the Starbucks lot and the Gregory & Appel parking lot will be unavailable for the duration of construction.

    New Starbucks construction

    Sidewalk closures are expected along 13th St. and Capitol Ave. Lane restrictions are expected along 13th St. between Senate and Capitol avenues.

    Telecom duct bank installation

    Intermittent lane closures are expected along Senate Ave. between 15th and 16th streets due to underground utility work. Flaggers will direct traffic as needed. Access to the Family Medicine Center and Fresenius Kidney Institute will be maintained.


    Week of Jan. 31

    Roads closed for utility relocation work

    • 16th St. between Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. and Senate Ave.
    • 16th St. between Senate and Capitol avenues
    • Missouri St., between 16th and 14th streets
    • Capitol Ave. between 16th and 15th streets. Arrow boards and barricades will direct traffic as needed.
    • Intermittent lane closures are expected along Capitol Ave. between 14th and 15th streets.

    Emergency Department access

    The Methodist Hospital Emergency Department is accessible via Senate Ave. and the Capitol Ave. access road. Yellow lines denote access points on the map below.

    South Campus building demolition

    Sidewalks are closed along Senate and Capitol avenues between 15th and Rankin streets. Sidewalks are closed along 15th St., between Senate and Capitol Avenues. Rankin St. is closed between Senate and Capitol avenues. Pedestrians should follow detour signage to navigate the closures.

    Capitol View telecoms

    A road closure is expected along 15th St. between Capitol Ave. and Byram Pl. due to underground utility work. Byram Pl. between 16th and 15th streets is expected to be closed for the duration of this work. 15th Street, between Byram Place and Illinois will have lane restrictions, but Byram Place will remain accessible to Two Sisters town home residents and U-Haul customers from 15th St. to the north and 14th St. from the south. Sidewalk closures are expected along 15th and 16th streets between Capitol Ave. and Illinois St.

    Medical records building demolition

    Sidewalk closures are expected along Senate Ave., between 15th and Anderson streets and along 15th St. between Senate Ave. and Capitol avenues. A full road closure is expected along Anderson St. between Senate Ave. and just west of the Starbucks lot. The alleyway, one row of parking in the Starbucks lot and the Gregory & Appel parking lot will be unavailable for the duration of construction.

    New Starbucks construction

    Sidewalk closures are expected along 13th St. and Capitol Ave. Lane restrictions are expected along 13th St. between Senate and Capitol avenues.

    Telecom duct bank installation

    Intermittent lane closures are expected along Senate Ave. between 15th and 16th streets due to underground utility work. Flaggers will direct traffic as needed. Access to the Family Medicine Center and Fresenius Kidney Institute will be maintained.

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