Construction begins on heliport at local health complex

April 28, 2015

Residents advised of parking changes over the next four months

GRANDE CACHE – Construction has started on the Grande Cache Community Health Complex heliport, which will improve access to emergency care for patients in the community and surrounding area.

The project is expected to last four months, during which time the southern half of the public parking lot will be closed. A portion of the central staff parking area will be made available to the public during construction to compensate for the temporary reduction in public parking. Pedestrian access to the Alberta Health Services (AHS) facility and parking lots will not be affected.

A walkway between the health complex and the heliport is also being built. This will occur in two stages, with vehicle access to the parking area reduced to a single lane of traffic while the walkway is being completed.

On-site signage will direct traffic and make the public and staff aware of these temporary changes.

AHS apologizes for the inconvenience the construction may cause.

Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.

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