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Update: Access changes continue at children’s hospital and UF Health Shands Hospital Valet

Foot, vehicle traffic will continue to be rerouted for several months

UF Health Pediatric Specialties and the UF Health Pediatric Infusion Center will be in a new location beginning April 2, 2018

We’re temporarily relocating from the fourth floor to the second floor of the UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital.

April 24: Pediatrics After Hours temporarily relocating

Beginning April 17, Pediatrics After Hours will temporarily relocate to Stop 14.

Circle of Hope access has reopened

Access to the Circle of Hope has reopened.   Circle of Hope regular access is now restored today, May 9. Water main installation and Circle of Hope road repaving that […]

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Service Access Updates

[Now open] Aug. 14: Parking garage entrance on Southwest 13th Street closed for utility work and paving

Jul 20th, 2017

Traffic will be rerouted to Southwest 14th Avenue entrance (see map inside)

Dec. 12-April 28: Access changes to UF Health Shands E.R. and UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital

Dec 2nd, 2016

Circle of Hope at Archer Road has reopened and vehicle access via Southwest 13th Street is closed.


New District 8 Medical Examiner’s Office – Groundbreaking

New District 8 Medical Examiner’s Office – Groundbreaking

Jan 25th, 2018

The facility is expected to be completed by Oct. 1, 2018.

Buck hoist in use for units 54/55 & 24/25 renovations at UF Health Shands Hospital

Jan 16th, 2018

At UF Health Shands Hospital, a buck hoist will be up and visible from Archer Road to accommodate renovations on units 54/55 and 24/25. The buck hoist will provide access […]


McKnight Brain Institute opens new state-of-the-art labs

Oct 20th, 2017

Learn how UF Health researchers will benefit from renovated high-tech lab spaces at the McKnight Brain Institute.

UF Health North Labor and Delivery unit now open and welcoming new life

Sep 27th, 2017

Charles Riley Tyre was born Thursday, Aug.17, at 12:53 p.m., weighing 7 pounds, 12 ounces. One of the first babies born at UF Health North, he came into the world […]

Demolition underway at former nursing home

Demolition underway at former nursing home

Jul 19th, 2017

Beginning May 19, the vacated Gainesville Health Care Center nursing home between the UF Health Shands E.R. and the 1329 Building parking garage will be torn down to become a […]

Update: SW 16th Street repaving project complete

Update: SW 16th Street repaving project complete

Jul 18th, 2017

Underground utility installation will temporarily block Southwest 16th Street entry (see map inside)

Newell Drive closure – June 19-30

Jun 16th, 2017

*UPDATE* –  Additional issues were discovered with the steam line and closures will continue through the end of the week.  UF anticipates Newell Drive being reopened to normal traffic flow […]

Welcome to Blueprints for progress

UF Health is in the midst of extraordinary growth and development as we continue to move forward together. In an effort to keep our patients, visitors, faculty, staff and community informed of the exciting changes, I’d like to introduce you to Blueprints for progress.

As construction, relocation and renovation projects continue at our Gainesville and Jacksonville campuses, Blueprints for progress serves as a tool to communicate key project updates.

Featuring photo galleries, videos and project announcements, is a dynamic website that houses current and future clinical, administrative and academic construction updates.

Recent Galleries

Behind-the-scenes of our UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine hospitals

See photos of the construction for the UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine hospitals.

Recent Videos

New hospitals take shape: aerial footage

UF Health’s new heart and neuro neuromedicine hospitals are taking shape on Archer Road just east of the UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital.