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Road Closures, Detours Near Medical Center

9:19 AM, Nov 28, 2012   |    comments
  • Temporary Detour Map at the Medical Center of Central Georgia.
    
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Phase II of road improvements near the Medical Center of Central Georgia began this week.

According to a City of Macon news release, Phase II involved the intersection at New and Pine Streets in front of the Emergency Center.  

From Plum Street Lane to the intersection, New Street will be blocked off and Pine Street will also be closed to Spring Street.

The complete project will feature a median with planted trees, a sidewalk with handicap ramps, loading zones at the curb and crosswalks.

See full information on how to access the ER during construction from the news release:

Emergency Room (EC)

  • New Street will not be open to any thru-traffic.
  • Emergency Center will not be accessible from New Street.
  • All traffic will be directed to access the Emergency Center from First Street.
  • Emergency Center parking will be in the Red Deck.
  • Emergency Center patients will be dropped off at 770 Pine Street (McDonald's entrance).
  • Egress (exiting) from Red Deck will be on Forsyth Street only.

Emergency Medical Services

  • EMS vehicles will also be re-routed to the Emergency Center with a cut through from Forsyth Street.
  • Children's Hospital patients being admitted by ambulance will need to use the Spring Street ambulance entrance.

Children's Hospital / Children's Hospital Outpatient Services (CHOPS)

  • Patients who are admitted and discharged in The Children's Hospital will enter through the side entrance of the 700 Spring Street building.   This will be the temporary main entrance for The Children's Hospital. 
  • The surface parking lot on Spring Street, next to the building will be utilized as the patient drop-off and dismissal area.  Patients and accompanying parent(s) will enter from the side entrance on the 2nd floor, follow the signs and take the alternate route to the main lobby of The Children's Hospital.  Attendants will be available to assist customers. 
  • Patients receiving radiology, imaging/x-ray services and outpatient treatment in CHOPS will use this entrance. Visiting family will be directed to park in nearby lot on corner of Forsyth and Spring Street.  
  • Children's Hospital patients being admitted by ambulance will need to use the Spring Street ambulance entrance.

Central Georgia Diagnostics

  • For Central Georgia Diagnostics Outpatient Lab, handicap parking will still be available on Spring Street.  All other patients/visitors will use the Yellow Deck parking.

Surgery Center/Infusion Center

  • Patients and visitors utilizing The Surgery Center will be admitted and discharged through the 2nd floor entrance assessable through the Red Deck on Pine Street.  Families are encouraged to park in the Red Deck.
  • Patients of The W.T. Anderson Infusion Center are encouraged to park in the Red Deck and enter through the 2nd floor bridge access.  This area will be staffed and attendants will be available to assist them with transport. 
  • Patients and visitors utilizing the main entrance at 840 Pine Street are encouraged to park in the Red Deck and enter through the 2nd floor bridge access.  Attendants will be available to assist with directions.

Physician Parking

  • Designated Physician parking will be available in all parking decks.

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