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Major road closures to affect I-65, I-440, Franklin Road Sept. 20-23

Aug. 13, 2019—The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has announced plans for bridge work at the interchange of Interstate 65 and Interstate 440 which will require the complete closure of the interchange from Friday, Sept. 20 at 9 p.m. through Monday, Sept. 23 at 5 a.m. Franklin Road, which is below the flyover interchange, will also be...

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Stevenson Center Drive to close June 29–30 for repaving

Jun. 23, 2018—Stevenson Center Drive will be closed for maintenance and repaving June 29 and 30, with access restored the morning of July 1.

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Medical Center Drive closed Dec. 9-10

Dec. 7, 2017—Beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, until 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, portions of Medical Center Drive will be closed for construction crane disassembly. Staff will be present to redirect traffic.

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One lane of Medical Center Drive closed Aug. 12

Aug. 8, 2017—From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, Medical Center Drive will be reduced to one southbound lane of traffic. The lane reduction will extend from the intersection of Medical Center Drive and 21st Avenue South to the crosswalk at the west exit of East Garage.

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School of Nursing parking lot closing May 15

May. 11, 2017—A parking lot on 21st Avenue South, Lot 7, will close permanently Monday, May 15, as the university begins work on the new 29,947-square-foot addition to the School of Nursing. Lot 7 will be converted to a green space, with a drive that will allow for drop off at the entry of the renovated facility.

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Road closure to affect Garland Avenue Oct. 27–Nov. 5

Oct. 20, 2016—Garland Avenue between 24th and 25th avenues will be closed from Oct. 27 to Nov. 5 for the purpose of milling and resurfacing the roadway.

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Football opener will affect some automobile parking Sept. 1

Aug. 9, 2016—The Vanderbilt football team opens its 2016 season on Thursday, Sept. 1, with a nationally televised game against South Carolina. With the game being played on a workday, some adjustments to parking and traffic flow are necessary.

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Children’s Hospital event leads to traffic changes Sept. 1–2

Aug. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will kick off the construction phase of the “Growing to New Heights” campaign to expand the Children’s Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 2. Please make note of the following road closures and changes to traffic.

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Overnight road closure near hospital entrance continues Nov. 17-21

Nov. 13, 2014—The north entrance drive for Vanderbilt University Hospital will be closed from Monday, Nov. 17, through Friday, Nov. 21, between 10 p.m.–4:30 a.m. each night.

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Overnight road closures near hospital entrance scheduled Nov. 10-14

Nov. 5, 2014—The north entrance drive for Vanderbilt University Hospital will be closed from Monday, Nov. 10, through Friday, Nov. 14, between 10 p.m.–4:30 a.m.

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Road closure near Children’s Hospital set for Saturday

Nov. 4, 2014—On Saturday, Nov. 8, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Pierce Avenue will be closed from Medical Center Drive to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt pedestrian sky bridge due to construction work in the area.

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Construction on Engineering and Science Building requires road closure

Aug. 6, 2014—Garland Avenue will be closed from 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, through the evening on Saturday, Aug. 9, for the placement of an electrical duct bank for the new Engineering and Science Building currently under construction. Other utility work for the site is starting on the adjacent streets of 25th and Highland  avenues and will...

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Sharon Seibert is among the more than 5,000 patients who have received a stem cell transplant at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, which has one of the best survival rates in the nation and is at the forefront of new cellular therapies.

Momentum

Sharon Seibert is among the more than 5,000 patients who have received a stem cell transplant at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, which has one of the best survival rates in the nation and is at the forefront of new cellular therapies.

The first few minutes of Charlie’s life were a blur, as a team of doctors and nurses at VUMC worked to resuscitate him and stabilize his heart rate. He was then transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Hope

The first few minutes of Charlie’s life were a blur, as a team of doctors and nurses at VUMC worked to resuscitate him and stabilize his heart rate. He was then transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Tucked away in a Vanderbilt conference room, 36 adults huddle over Lego pieces. Eleven teams have been assigned to assemble multicolored Legos using the written directions included in the packet. The result should be a Frankenstein figure.

Vanderbilt Nurse

Tucked away in a Vanderbilt conference room, 36 adults huddle over Lego pieces. Eleven teams have been assigned to assemble multicolored Legos using the written directions included in the packet. The result should be a Frankenstein figure.

Marissa Benchea has CF, and she is one of hundreds of thousands of adults not only surviving but thriving with a chronic childhood disease.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Marissa Benchea has CF, and she is one of hundreds of thousands of adults not only surviving but thriving with a chronic childhood disease.

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