Hunstman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah is pleased to announce a major hospital expansion: The Kathryn F. Kirk Center for Comprehensive Cancer Care and Women’s Cancers at HCI.
The new patient care facility will extend from the north end of HCI’s buildings on the campus of the U of U in Salt Lake City. Located within the U of U Health medical infrastructure on campus, the expansion will allow the HCI to grow by 200,000 square feet and add 48 new inpatient hospital rooms. It will include four floors of clinical space, an expanded wellness and integrative health center, two floors of faculty offices and two floors available for future build-out based on patient needs. The Kathryn F. Kirk Center for Comprehensive Cancer Care and Women’s Cancers will increase HCI’s clinical care capacity by 50%.
Anticipated Project Timeline:
- May – December 2019: Design and Construction Planning
- Fall 2019: Utility Work
- September 5, 2019: Ceremonial Groundbreaking
- January 2020: Construction Begins
- Summer 2022: Commissioning, Equipment Installation, Moves
- August 2022: Open to Patients
Phase 1 – Utility Work – August 1st, 2019 through October 15, 2019
Beginning August 1st, 2019, a construction fence will be placed around the future home of the Kathryn F. Kirk Center for Comprehensive Cancer Care and Women’s Cancer (Huntsman Cancer Phase 5) for early utility work. Future notifications will be posted regarding any changes to this fence boundary as work commences.
Parking Lot 60 near the Children’s Center will be closed indefinitely.
Minimal traffic impacts are expected on North Medical Drive for fall of 2019. Small amounts of soil will be exported from the construction site during this early grading and utility relocation. There is the potential for slight amounts of dust in the air during the earth moving process. The construction team will work hard to mitigate airborne dust.
Employees that use the Bonneville Shoreline Trail system and exit the BST from this area will need to find an alternate exit nearby. The nearest recommended exits are the Dry Creek Trailhead and the Red Butte Creek Road Trailhead. For more information on BST system routes, please refer to the BST website.
UTILITY CONSTRUCTION FENCE MAP
BONNEVILlE SHORELINE TRAIL SYSTEM EXIT POINTS MAP