Construction Announcement

CONSTRUCTION ANNOUNCEMENT #D17-024  (Road Closure on Bates St Between Elliott Dr and MD Anderson Blvd 7/28/17 to 7/29/17)

 LOCATION AND IMPACT:

M.D. Anderson will close Bates St between Elliott Dr and MD Anderson Blvd in both directions.

 DATES:

Friday, July 28th beginning at 9:00pm and ending at 12:00am Saturday, July 29th.                   

DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITY:

On Friday, July 28th at 9:00pm, MD Anderson’s Fire Life Safety team will conduct fire pump testing.

Traffic on Bates St, in front of MD Anderson’s Clark Clinic, will be closed to vehicular traffic in both directions to allow fire hoses to be placed across Bates St. Patient drop off and pick-up will be re-directed to MD Anderson’s Alkek entrance. Patient’s checking out of the hospital will also be re-directed to MD Anderson’s Alkek exit.

Valet services will be moved to MD Anderson’s Alkek Bay on Bates St (between Elliott Dr and Bertner Ave).

All other driveways will remain open during this event. Emergency vehicles will have access to MD Anderson’s Emergency Center (ER) as normal.

The sidewalks will remain open during this work. Pedestrian traffic will not be affected.

Visitors to the area will be able to park as normal. Garage 2 entrances and exits will not be affected. Garage 10 entrances and exits will not be affected.

Signage and barricades will be present for the duration of this work. MD Anderson is requesting TMC’s assistance with barricading (placement and removal) the intersections at MD Anderson Blvd/Bates St and at Elliott Dr/Bates St.

 For further information or assistance, please contact:

 Robert Slone, MD Anderson Cancer Center, (713)818-7697

Stephen Mayne, MD Anderson Cancer Center, (508)360-5263

Desireé Dedeaux, Texas Medical Center, (713)702-9055

James Loggins , Texas Medical Center, (713)791-8841

Texas Medical Center Security, (713)795-0000