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Recent construction and renovation news from around UF Health.


Crane present behind UF Health Shands Hospital Now through March 2020

Published: Apr 12th, 2019

An infrastructure upgrade for UF Health Shands Hospital’s IT telecommunications system will require construction at the back of the hospital building (located on 1600 SW Archer Road) for about a year, from now through March 2020.

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UF Health Jacksonville breaks ground on second phase of Wildlight project

Published: Apr 12th, 2019

UF Health Jacksonville broke ground on a joint project with the YMCA within the new community of Wildlight in Nassau County. UF Health Rehabilitation – Wildlight will have 36,000 square feet and include a YMCA fitness center.

UF Cogen Plant

Sunday, March 31 from 2:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. | Part of Archer Road will close for gas line testing

Published: Mar 25th, 2019

Area impacted from Shands main hospital to 16th Avenue/Garage 9 and Triangle parking areas.

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University of Florida and UF Health Announce $20 Million Gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation

Published: Jan 22nd, 2019

A $20 million gift helps launch Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health.

Small Animal Hospital Expansion

UF Small Animal Hospital Expansion

Published: Jan 14th, 2019

Building on emergency response and practice-ready teaching.

Archer Road Parking Map

Parking Update – Archer Road Parking Lot Opens Jan. 7 with Employee Courtesy Shuttle

Published: Jan 4th, 2019

On Jan. 7, the newly constructed Archer Road parking lot is scheduled to open, adding 185 spaces for faculty and staff with Blue decals. The lot can be accessed from Mowry Road.

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UF Health Florida Recovery Center Opens New Expanded Building

Published: Jan 2nd, 2019

The UF Health Florida Recovery Center, a premiere addiction treatment program in Gainesville, has completed its newest expansion project, a renovation of the building next door.


Jan. 2-March 15: New hospital interior light wall behind concierge desk changes — use main lobby elevators

Published: Jan 2nd, 2019

The white-on-white glass structure, located behind the concierge desk in the lobby of the UF Health Heart & Vascular and UF Health Neuromedicine hospitals, will be updated from Jan. 2 to March 15. A new LED matrix will be installed replacing the current lighting system.

Peds Infusion Suite 2018


Published: Dec 21st, 2018

Fourth-floor unit renovation complete.

Renovations continue in children’s hospital lobby

Published: Oct 9th, 2018

Pathway access in children’s hospital lobby rerouted during renovations.