Published on October 18, 2018
Latest news on the new facility project
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 are conducted on the site.
Aug. 31, 2017
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
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
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