Hospital Construction

Altru Hospital construction is underway. From now until targeted opening in 2022, there will be ongoing construction activity at the Columbia Road Campus. Altru will publish the work expected to occur in the near future. We will also post whenever a construction activity will be especially impactful to neighbors.

Current Construction Update

From October 21-25, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Waterproofing foundations
  • Pneumatic tube installation
  • Continue foundation walls and pile caps
  • Tunnel demolition to include interior tunnel work and saw cutting
  • Underground utility relocates

Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on condition. Safety remains our top priority. Stay up to date with the progress on the construction site by watching from above with the construction camera view.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.


Previous Updates

October 14 - October 18

From October 14-18, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Construction of foundation walls
  • Continuing pile caps
  • Tunnel demolition to include interior tunnel work and saw cutting
  • Underground utility relocates

Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on condition. Safety remains our top priority. Stay up to date with the progress on the construction site by watching from above with the construction camera view.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

October 7 - October 11

From October 7 - 11, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Construction of foundation walls on both the western and eastern side of construction site
  • Pile caps on western side of construction site
  • Tunnel demolition
  • Underground utility relocates

Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on condition. Safety remains our top priority. Stay up to date with the progress on the construction site by watching from above with the construction camera view.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

September 30 - October 4

From September 30 - October 4, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Construction of foundation walls on both the western and eastern side of construction site
  • Pile caps on western side of construction site
  • Tunnel demolition
  • Underground utility relocates

Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on condition. Safety remains our top priority. Stay up to date with the progress on the construction site by watching from above with the construction camera view.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

September 23 - September 27

From September 23-27, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Construction of foundation walls on both the western and eastern side of construction site
  • Continuing pile caps
  • Prep for tunnel demolition
  • Underground utility relocates

Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on condition. Safety remains our top priority. Stay up to date with the progress on the construction site by watching from above with the construction camera view.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

September 16 - September 20

From September 16-20, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Construction of foundation walls on both the western and eastern side of construction site
  • Pile caps on western side of construction site
  • Tunnel is closed for demolition
  • Underground utility relocates

Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on condition. Safety remains our top priority. Stay up to date with the progress on the construction site by watching from above with the construction camera view.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

September 9 - September 13

From September 9-13, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Construction of foundation walls on both the western and eastern side of construction site
  • Pile caps on western side of construction site
  • Prep for demolition of underground tunnel
  • Underground utility relocates

Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on condition. Safety remains our top priority. Stay up to date with the progress on the construction site by watching from above with the construction camera view.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

September 2 - September 6

From September 2-6, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Construction of foundation walls on both the western and eastern side of construction site
  • Pile caps on western side of construction site
  • Underground chilled water relocations

Piling has concluded on site until approximately January. Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on condition. Safety remains our top priority. Stay up to date with the progress on the construction site by watching from above with the construction camera view.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

August 26 - August 30

From August 26-30, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Construction of foundation walls on both the western and eastern side of construction site
  • Pile caps on western side of construction site
  • Underground chilled water relocations

Piling has concluded on site until approximately January. Construction activity is weather
dependent and subject to change based on condition. Safety remains our top priority. Stay up to date with the progress on the construction site by watching from above with the construction camera view.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

August 19 - August 23

From August 19-23, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Construction of foundation walls on the east side of construction site
  • Pile caps on western side of construction site
  • Continuing bulk excavation
  • Construct foundation walls in the trauma elevator pit

Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on condition. Safety remains our top priority. Stay up to date with the progress on the construction site by watching from above with the construction camera view.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

August 12 - August 16

From August 12-16, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Concrete pile caps
  • Construction of foundation walls on the east side of construction site
  • Initiating the underground steam/chilled water relocates

Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on condition. Safety remains our top priority. Stay up to date with the progress on the construction site by watching from above with the construction camera view.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

August 6 - August 9

From August 6 – 9, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Concrete pile caps
  • Construction of foundation walls on the east side of construction site
  • Bulk excavation on the southern portion of the construction site

Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on condition. Safety remains our top priority. Stay up to date with the progress on the construction site by watching from above with the construction camera view.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

July 29 - August 2

From July 29 – August 2, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Pile caps, walls and mat slabs being poured
  • Nearing completion on pile driving
  • Excavation on the southern most side of the construction site

Piling begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at dark each day. Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on conditions. Please remember safety is our top priority near the construction site. Please do not walk on roadways and be diligent about using the sidewalks and crosswalks. Stay up to date with the progress on the construction site by watching from above with the construction camera view.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

July 22 - 26

From July 22 -26, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Piling on western side of site
  • Concrete pile caps and foundation walls continue
  • Concrete trauma elevator mat slab
  • Altru’s Urgent Care sign has been removed due to construction. Urgent care remains open and patients can check in and register at the emergency room registration desk.
  • Demo of Emergency/Urgent Care canopy will be completed

Piling begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at dark each day. Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on conditions. Please remember safety is our top priority near the construction site. Please do not walk on roadways and be diligent about using the sidewalks and crosswalks. Stay up to date with the progress on the construction site by watching from above with the construction camera view.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

July 15 - 19

From July 15 – 19, construction crews are scheduled to preform the following activities:

  • Piling continues
  • Concrete pile caps and foundation walls begin
  • Demo of the ER canopy should be completed
  • Altru’s Urgent Care sign has been removed due to construction. Urgent care remains open and patients can check in and register at the emergency room registration desk.

Piling begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at dark each day. Piling is 52% complete. Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on conditions. Please remember safety is our top priority near the construction site. Please do not walk on roadways.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

July 8 - 12

From July 8 - 12, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Piling continues
  • Concrete pile caps and foundations walls are being constructed
  • Demolition of the canopy above the emergency department and the above ground linkage north of the emergency department entrance is underway

The concrete formwork contractor has mobilized and we have a 5th crane on site. Piling begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at dark each day. Piling is nearly 50% complete. Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on conditions. Please remember safety is our top priority near the construction site. Please do not walk on roadways.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

July 1 - 5

From July 1 – 5, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Piling continues and will begin on the west side of site
  • Concrete pile caps are being placed
  • Demolition is underway near the entrance to the ER

The concrete formwork contractor has mobilized and we have a 5th crane on site. Piling begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at dark each day. Last week was the most productive week of piling to date, with over 75 piles driven to refusal. Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on conditions. Please remember safety is our top priority near the construction site. Please do not walk on roadways.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

June 24 - 28

From June 24-28, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Piling continues
  • Preparation is underway for concrete work to begin next week
  • Remaining bulk excavation on the west side of the construction site will be completed
  • Demolition of the canopy over the emergency department will begin

Piling begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at dark each day. Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on conditions. Please remember safety is our top priority near the construction site. Please do not walk on roadways.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

June 17 - 21

From June 17-21, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Piling continues
  • Work will begin on the canopy over the emergency department and the existing above ground link
  • Concrete crews will begin mobilizing to begin work on the concrete structure of the new hospital

Piling begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at dark each day. Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on conditions. Please remember safety is our top priority near the construction site. Please do not walk on roadways.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

June 10 - 14

From June 10-14, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Piling continues
  • Trauma elevator shoring nears completion
  • Urgent care and Emergency department canopy and above grad link demolition begins

Piling begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at dark each day. Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on conditions. Please remember safety is our top priority near the construction site. Please do not walk on roadways without sidewalks.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

June 3 - 7

From June 3-7, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Completing bulk excavation and site utility relocations
  • Continue piling operations
  • Installation of a shoring box to allow excavation of the trauma elevator mat footing

Piling begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at dark each day. Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on conditions
Wednesday, June 5, join Altru for the ceremonial groundbreaking and community and employee celebration beginning at 5 p.m. on the west side of the construction site.

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Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

May 27 - 31

From May 27 - 31, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Wrapping up bulk excavation on the west side of site
  • Site utility relocations
  • Continue piling operations
  • Installation of shoring box to allow excavation of the trauma elevator mat footing

Piling begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at dark each day. Over 50 piles have been set. Construction activity is weather dependent and subject to change based on conditions.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

May 20 - 24

From May 20 to May 24, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Continue bulk excavation on west side of site
  • Piling continues on east side of site
  • Installation of storm sewer on west side of site

Piling begins at 8 a.m. and concludes by dark each day.

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.

May 6 - 10

Altru Hospital construction is underway. From now until targeted opening in 2022, there will be ongoing construction activity at the Columbia Road Campus. Altru will publish the work expected to occur in the near future. We will also post whenever a construction activity will be especially impactful to neighbors.

From May 6 to May 10, construction crews are scheduled to perform the following activities:

  • Bulk excavation for building footprint on the east side of the construction site
  • Tie-in of the new water system
  • Installation of new storm sewer

Expect heavy truck traffic as excavation soil is hauled away from the site. Entrance and exits from the construction site will be staffed by construction traffic control flaggers. Construction activity is weather-dependent and subject to change based on conditions. All work during bulk excavation will take place 24/6 (Monday through Saturday, 24 hours each day to decrease the duration of this process).

See the live construction cam

Please call 701.780.5000 or submit a comment, question or suggestion at altru.org/future.