Garage 3 on the Health Center campus
Garage 1 and ACC construction
Rendering of the hospital patient tower

Milestones and Schedule

Milestones

June 2010 PA 10-104 is signed into law, creating the UConn Health Network community initiatives as well as plans to renovate the John Dempsey Hospital and build a new patient care tower on the UConn Health campus. The legislation, however, was contingent on receiving $100 million of non-state funding to proceed beyond the planning stage.
September 2010 SBA/HKS Architects chosen to design new hospital tower.
December 2010 Transfer of NICU beds to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and addition of ten medical/surgical beds approved by state Office of Health Care Access.
May 2011 Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announces Bioscience Connecticut initiative that greatly expands previously approved plans, including bold initiatives for UConn Health’s research, education and clinical enterprises.
June 2011 Bioscience Connecticut proposal receives legislative approval.
July 2011 Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signs Bioscience Connecticut legislative bill.
September 1, 2011 NICU regionalization and integration with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is completed.
September 30, 2011 The Jackson Laboratory announces plans to collaborate with the state, UConn, UConn Health and Yale University in the development of a new center for personalized medicine on the UConn Health campus.
October 2011 The State Bond commission released $28 million to support the community initiatives that are connected with Bioscience Connecticut and will address pressing health care needs.
January 2012 Gov. Malloy signs Jackson Laboratory legislation and legal agreements.
June 2012 Parking Garage 3 construction begins; utility relocation work starts.
October 2012 Demolition of metal buildings begins on lower campus (Jackson Lab site).
December 2012 L Building phase 1 renovations begin (will be completed mid-2015).
January 2013 Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine construction starts.
January 2013 UConn Health Outpatient Pavilion and Parking Garage 1 construction begins.
April 2013 Parking Garage 3 opens.
April 2013 New hospital tower and Parking Garage 2 construction begins.
September 2013 Gov. Malloy signs new legislation creating a $200 million Bioscience Innovation Fund. 
November 2013 Parking Garage 1 on the lower campus opens.

Expected Schedule

(Please note that dates are subject to change.)

Late 2014 Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine construction completed.
January 2015 UConn Health Outpatient Pavilion construction completed.
Mid-2015 L Building phase 1 renovations completed.
2015 L Building phase 2 renovations begin.
2015 C Building renovations begin.
January 2016 New hospital tower and Parking Garage 2 construction completed.
2016 H Building renovations begin.
Fall 2017 L Building phase 2 renovations completed.
Late 2017 H Building renovations completed.
2018 C Building renovations completed.