Construction timeline


Prior to construction of the new Memorial Hospital Patient Bed Tower, two key enabling projects must be completed: the Energy Center addition that will provide additional mechanical systems infrastructure, and the complete renovation of an existing Patient Care Floor (6th floor Acute Care). 


New Memorial Patient Bed Tower timeline:

Fall 2023

  • Finalize electrical duct bank work to supply new Patient Tower
  • Install new sanitary sewer, storm sewer, fire main and gas main
  • Modify Bartlett Street Parking Garage entry to west side of garage
  • Complete transfer of boiler operation to new Energy Center, decommission old boilers
  • Move Intensive Care Unit to former Heart & Vascular Level 3
  • Demolish old boiler room, mailroom and smokestack
  • Install deep footings for foundation
  • Install tower crane base to prepare for erection of structural steel



Winter 2024: Begin building steel structure.
July 2024: Start installation of exterior masonry and glass enclosures | Work begins on vertical transportation (elevators and shafts)
April 2024: Begin construction of the building interior; start on level one and proceed upward.
February 2025: Exterior enclosure is complete.
September 2025: Interior construction is complete.
October 2025 to March 2026: Mechanical and electrical systems startup and validation.
April 2026: New Patient Bed Tower is complete.

Updated: September 2023