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Latest news on the new facility project

Beam inscription I hope you feel better

A simple message from one elementary school student to all future patients of the new hospital.

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May 1, 2019

The Final Beam is placed on the new home of Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics

The final beam is placed!

Around 250 people, including 150 school children from Hillsboro Elementary School, watch as the final beam is placed bringing an end to the first phase of construction.

May 1, 2019

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Concrete poured on roof

C.D. Smith pours concrete on the facility roof

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Apr. 26, 2019

Gundersen St. Joseph's Beam Signing

St. Joe's announces beam signing!

Come one, come all! St. Joe's invites community to beam signing event to complete the first phase of construction.

Apr. 16, 2019

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The old clinic gets a facelift

Work starts at the former Gundersen Clinic.

Ownership of the former Gundersen Clinic transfers to Gundersen St. Joseph's. The building will house non-patient facing departments such as I.T., quality and education, health information management and the billing office - saving space in the new facility for direct patient care.

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Apr. 16, 2019

First Site Visit

Maintenance Department has a site tour.

Today, the maintenance department, Al, Rick and Aaron, had the chance to tour the new facility and Dan tagged along to snap some photos! View more

Apr. 5, 2019

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The roof over rehab is poured

The roof over the new rehabilitation department is poured.

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Mar. 28, 2019

5 months of construction

5 months after groundbreaking...

... and C.D. Smith Construction have not missed a beat!

Mar. 18, 2019

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The loading dock is poured.

The loading dock is poured.

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Mar. 7, 2019

The new facility in comparrision to the old facility

"Just to give everyone an idea of scale...

Feb. 15, 2019

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The doorway

The doorway takes shape

"In about 18 months, that will be our new front door!"

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Feb. 12, 2019

New building peaks around the old building

The new building begins to creep out of the shadow of the current facility.

Feb. 5, 2019

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First Steel going up

Steel structure starts to take shape

Less than a day after the steel was delivered, the structure begins to take shape.

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Jan. 24, 2019

Progress as of Jan. 23, 2018

First delivery of steel to the site

Check it out! Our first delivery of steel to the site arrived today!

Jan. 23, 2019

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retaining wall

Concrete retaining wall

Here’s a quick construction update! C.D. Smith Construction are relentless! Check out the huge retaining wall in the distance!

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Jan. 18, 2019

Progress as of Dec. 17, 2018

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

What a beautiful day! The sky is blue, temperatures in the mid 30s and construction on the new home of Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics is progressing. C.D. Smith Construction is currently working on the retaining wall located underneath the new rehabilitation department.

Dec. 17, 2018

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Lumber Delivery

Shout out to the guys at Nuzum Lumber delivering forming materials to the site!

Dec. 12, 2018

Progress as of Dc. 10, 2018

Check out the progress made so far by C.D. Smith Construction!

Dec. 10, 2018

Sunset over Construction

Construction of the new facility is still going strong. Imagine the view our patients will have when it’s complete!

Dec. 5, 2018

The importance of shopping local

The importance of shopping local

With Black Friday and Small Business Saturday just around the corner, we're more and more aware of the impact of shopping local.

Nov. 21, 2018

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The case for local, quality healthcare

The case for local, quality healthcare in honor of National Rural Health Day

Thursday, Nov. 15 marks National Rural Health Day, a day set aside to honor the community-minded, compassionate spirit that prevails in rural America.

Nov. 15, 2018

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First snow at the construction site.

A light dusting of snow on the construction site doesn't hold C. D. Smith back!

Nov. 9, 2018

Contractor C. D. Smith makes great progress in first weeks

Contractor C. D. Smith makes great progress in first weeks.

Installation of concrete footings and geopiers is underway.

Nov. 8, 2018

Hillsboro Lions pledge $50,000 to new hospital and clinic project

Hillsboro Lions pledge $50,000 to new hospital and clinic project

The Hillsboro Lions Club has agreed to pledge $50,000 towards the new home of Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics.

Oct. 18, 2018

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Gundersen St. Joseph's Breaks Ground

Gundersen St. Joseph's Breaks Ground

After months of planning and many years of hoping, Gundersen St. Joseph's officially broke ground on Oct. 18 for their new 64,000 square foot hospital and clinic.

Oct. 18, 2018

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C.D. Smith begins setting up on site in Hillsboro, WI

General contractor, C.D. Smith begins mobilizing on site

C.D. Smith sets up construction office at the site of the new facility in anticipation of ground preparation.

Sep. 26, 2018

gundersen st. joseph's groundbreaking date

Gunderen St. Joseph's announces groundbreaking date

Almost six months ahead of schedule, Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics invites the community to a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of their new Hillsboro facility at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18.

Sep. 24, 2018

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Gundersen St. Joseph's specific implementation plan gets approval

On Monday, August 20, 2018, members of the Hillsboro City Plan Commission and Common Council unanimously approved the specific implementation plan for the new home of Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics.

Aug. 21, 2018

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Gundersen St. Joseph's new campus gets initial zoning approval

On Monday, June 18, 2018, members of the Hillsboro City Plan Commission and Common Council unanimously approved the zoning change and initial implementation plan for the new home of Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics.

Jun. 20, 2018

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Gundersen St. Joseph's announces steering committee for Hospital capital campaign

Plans for the new home of Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics continue to progress efficiently as the organization announces a steering committee of local leaders and residents to conduct the capital campaign.

Jun. 18, 2018

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March 19 proclaimed "Gundersen St. Joseph's Day"

March 19, 2018, will be proclaimed "Gundersen St. Joseph's Day" in the city of Hillsboro in recognition of the 65th birthday of Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital, which was dedicated on March 19, 1953.

Mar. 19, 2018

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Schematic design process begins on the new facility.

Gundersen St. Joseph's staff are joined on site by HGA architects and support departments from Gundersen Health System to begin the process of schematic design.

Mar. 13, 2018

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It's Happening!

Gundersen Health System’s Board of Trustees approved Monday Gundersen St. Joseph’s Hospital and Clinics’ plans to construct a new facility adjacent to the current hospital between Highway 80 and Field Veterans Memorial Lake in Hillsboro.

Jan. 30, 2018

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Property demolition begins

Demolition of three structures on the property begins. The process takes a couple of weeks to clear the site. Most usable items had already been salvaged from the structures to reduce the amount sent to landfill.

Jan. 5, 2018

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Relocation of garages begins

The first of two large garages are removed from the site for continued use by a resident further down the road.

Nov. 16, 2017

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Gundersen St. Joseph’s new hospital project continues to advance

As previously reported, two properties owned by Gundersen St. Joseph’s, residing to the immediate east of the current hospital, have seen preparation work over recent weeks including soil borings and the removal of trees. Attention now turns to the two houses and accompanying structures.

Oct. 30, 2017

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St Joe's Hospital

Gundersen St. Joseph’s appreciates community’s patience as new hospital details are finalized

Gundersen St. Joseph’s Hospital and Clinics is getting closer to finalizing plans for a new Hospital and Clinic in Hillsboro, pending board approval.

Oct. 16, 2017

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trees are cleared at Gundersen St. Joseph's

Clearing begins at the proposed site.

Trees and brush are cleared from the recently purchased properties to the east of the current facility.

Oct. 14, 2017

soil borings take place at Gundersen St. Joseph's

Soil borings are conducted on the site.

Aug. 31, 2017

HGA on site at Gundersen St. Joseph's

HGA Architects and Engineers are on site for early planning discussions.

Early discussions take place at Gundersen St. Joseph's to begin the process of planning the new facility.

Mar. 3, 2017

st. Joe's community group facility project

Gundersen St. Joseph’s hosts community focus group to help shape plans for new facility

On Wednesday, Gundersen St. Joseph’s held a community focus group with assistance from HGA Architects. The aim of the focus group was to gather qualitative information about the needs of the community relating to the development of a new hospital. Attendees of the focus group represented the many communities served by Gundersen St. Joseph’s Hospital and Clinics including Elroy, Wonewoc, Union Center, Kendall, Ontario and Hillsboro.

Feb. 22, 2017

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Gundersen St. Joseph's announces partners, gathers feedback for Hospital, Clinic project

Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics is continuing work towards a new Hospital and Clinic in Hillsboro with the selection of design and construction partners and outreach to the community for project feedback.

Jan. 9, 2017

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