Construction, Parking and ER Route Direction Updates

3/27/2014

Construction, Parking and ER Route Direction Updates

Effective March 27th, the new, six-level, 343 spot parking garage between LGMC and the Heymann Performing Arts Center is open. The new parking garage is for use by patients, visitors and patrons of the Heymann Center only.

Visitors to the hospital are still encouraged to use free valet parking (hours effective June 3: 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. M-F; 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sa-Su) at the Main Entrance of LGMC (1214 Coolidge). Parking is still available in LGMC's parking garage across the street at Burdin Riehl (1211 Coolidge) for services at that facility or LGMC.

LGMC is accessible via a convenient third-floor skywalk in the adjacent Burdin Riehl Center (5 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. M-F). Guests and visitors can also use the pedestrian crosswalk at the corner of Coolidge Street and Hospital Drive or call LGMC security (337-289-7777) to be escorted into the building.

All medical services at LGMC are 100 percent available during construction.

For patients needing drive-up access to the emergency room, the emergency route should be followed.From Coolidge Street and Girard Park Drive, drivers can turn down Hospital Drive and then proceed into the emergency corridor.Red "EMERGENCY" signage will help guide traffic to the proper entry between the backside of the hospital and LGMC's Professional Office Building (155 Hospital Drive).All vehicles needing emergency services will be met by 24/7 valet service to park your automobile.

The Emergency entrance is limited to emergency traffic only.

All visitors and all visitor drop-offs must use valet parking at the Main Entrance or self-park.

For more information, contact the Lafayette General Community Relations office at (337) 289-8600.

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