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Construction Projects on the University of Kansas Medical Center Campus

The University of Kansas Medical Center and The University of Kansas Health System are undergoing major expansion construction projects that will ultimately enhance their ability to provide health care services. However, in the interim, construction will cause some disruptions. This website will provide updates and disruption notices for our employees, students, patients, neighbors and community.

The University of Kansas Health System Cambridge North Tower construction 

Construction continues as scheduled on the Cambridge North Tower project. Be aware of the following potential traffic and noise disruptions. 

Traffic disruptions June 16-18

​​JE Dunn will begin working on 39th Street June 16 as part of The University of Kansas Health System's Cambridge North Tower project. This construction will impact traffic, and the work will be in phases. The duration is three days weather permitting. 

Below is a summary of work for each phase. The work sequence will move north to south. Note: The emergency department entrance will remain open and accessible during all phases of work. View phasing and traffic re-route plan.

Friday, June 16

  • Phase 1: Crews will mill down the north side of 39th Street. This work will begin at approximately 8 a.m.  
  • Phase 2: Crews will mill down the middle one-third of 39th Street. This work will begin at approximately 11 a.m.
  • Phase 3: Crews will mill down the south one-third of 39th Street. This work will begin at approximately 2 p.m.

Saturday, June 17

  • Phase 4: Crews will install asphalt on the north side of 39th Street. This work will begin at approximately 8 a.m.
  • Phase 5: Crews will install asphalt down the middle one-third of 39th Street. This work will begin at approximately noon. 
  • Phase 6: Crews will install asphalt on the south one-third of 39th Street. This work will begin at approximately 2 p.m.

Sunday, June 18

  • Phase 7: Crews will restripe 39th Street

Contact Kim Cunningham, NV5, at kimberly.cunningham@nv5.com with any questions.  

General safety precautions

  • Safety is the top priority of hospital and medical center leadership.
  • All driving and pedestrian detours will be clearly marked.
  • Pay close attention to signs, flagmen and traffic during this time.
  • Slowing down and allowing extra time to travel to and from the campus is advised.

For more detailed information on the University of Kansas Medical Center's Health Education Building progress, click here.

For more detailed information on the University of Kansas Medical Center's Parking Garage 5 progress, click here.

For more detailed information on The University of Kansas Hospital's Cambridge North Tower progress, click here.

Last modified: Jun 05, 2017
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