CAY HILL: St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC)’s general contractor will continue with pouring the next section of the basement floor of the St. Maarten General Hospital (SMGH) on Tuesday afternoon (February 22, 2022).
This will be the largest pouring of the new hospital project to date with approximately 800 cubic meters of high-grade concrete scheduled to be poured.
In order to safeguard the highest quality and to guarantee the continuous pouring of concrete, the pouring is scheduled to start on Tuesday afternoon and continue throughout the evening and morning hours on Wednesday (February 23, 2022).
The cement trucks will be entering the SMGH construction site from the roundabout on Welgelegen Road / G.A. Arnell Boulevard and exit via the SMGH construction side road on Jackal Road. In order to regulate a smooth operation, traffic regulators will be on hand at the roundabout to guide the traffic flow.
The pouring may result in some noise pollution, in particular for residents in the immediate vicinity of the construction site, however SMMC and the general contractor will do their utmost to keep any possible nuisance to a minimum level.
For any possible complaints regarding the new hospital construction activities, persons can go to the SMGH section of the SMMC website and follow the complaints procedure at: https://smmc.sx/SMGH/SMGH-ESMP
SMMC would like to take this opportunity to apologize for any possible inconvenience that is caused by the ongoing construction of the new hospital, as SMMC continues its mission of raising the level of health care on St. Maarten and provide the community of St. Maarten and surrounding islands with quality care, close to home.