St. Cloud Hospital’s south parking ramp is the most heavily used ramp, as well as the most conveniently located to the main hospital building. The ramp is one of only a few in St. Cloud and is essential for patient, visitor and staff parking.
Because this ramp is the most popular and heavily used ramp, the biggest challenge was our limited work space. Due to the limited slots available on a daily basis, staying on schedule involved working efficiently and constantly communicating with the client. After the initial start, it was quickly determined it would be best for our crews to work only Thursday through Sunday. These days were identified as the least used days and allowed our crews more flexibility to complete all specifications of the project.
Due to the limited stalls made available by the owner a comprehensive schedule was needed. Through several meetings with the owner we agreed that our work schedule would be Thursday through Sunday, since these days had the least amount of traffic and parking vehicles. The owner elected to pay for our overtime and double time that occurred on this schedule. We were able to complete this project on time with very limited disru