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Campus Expansion

at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

BWFH's Campus Expansion

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital recently received Public Health Council approval for our Determination of Need submission, meaning that we can now begin working with the City of Boston to obtain the appropriate permits to begin construction later this year!   

BWFH campus expansion rendering   BWFH campus expansion rendering

A few of the many highlights of our proposed campus expansion project include:

  • a five-story inpatient addition to the front of the hospital that will have 78 new single occupancy inpatient rooms
  • an expanded endoscopy suite
  • much needed expansion and upgrades in radiology
  • a new eight bed extended recovery unit
  • a new parking garage constructed on the existing third level surface lot
  • a new driveway into the replacement garage from Allandale Street to help improve access to the campus and address traffic circulation
  • transportation enhancements that include updates to the Allandale/Centre Streets intersection, a bike lane along our property on Centre Street, the addition of a Bluebikes station and an extended sidewalk along our property on Allandale Street
  • demolition and removal of the aging existing 580 space above ground parking garage behind the hospital

The new parking garage will consist of five full levels – two located below grade, one at grade and two structured decks above that are sized for approximately 950 vehicles in total, including 49 EV charging stations and a solar array that will generate about 50 percent of the power to run the new inpatient addition.

The five-story inpatient addition will include be approximately 98,000 square feet. Level 1 will include an expansion of Radiology, an Observation Unit and renovations in Radiology. Level 2 has been planned as an Ambulatory Floor with a fit out for the Endoscopy program currently located in the existing hospital on Level 1. Levels 3 thorough 5 will be developed as Inpatient Beds to provide a total of 78 new beds for the hospital.

Image of Proposed Campus Plan

Overall Construction Phasing and Scheduling

Phase

Time Period

Duration

Enabling

Fall/Winter – 2022-2023

24 weeks

Site Preparation / Excavation / Soil Nailing Garage

Winter/Spring 2023

28 weeks

Structure Garage

Summer 2023 - Winter 2024

26 weeks

Interior Fit-Out and MEP Systems Garage

Spring/Summer 2024

21 weeks

Existing Garage Demo

Fall/Winter 2024-2025

32 weeks

Site Preparation / Excavation Inpatient Addition

Winter/Spring 2023

28 weeks

Structure and Concrete Inpatient Addition

Summer/Winter 2023

30 weeks

Exterior Façade Inpatient Addition

Winter/Spring 2024

24 weeks

Interior Fit-Out Inpatient Addition

Winter 2024 – Spring 2025

60 weeks

Please note that all dates and durations are subject to change based on a number of factors. These dates and durations will be updated as we move through this project.

BRIGHAM AND WOMEN’S FAULKNER HOSPITAL


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