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A Path to Enhanced Regional Healthcare

Planning a project of this magnitude occurs in several stages over the course of several years. Throughout this process, there will be opportunities for public input. The following milestones serve as a demonstration of the development process, including estimated completion dates:

Community Information and Input

Includes opportunity for feedback and education
Estimated timeframe: Ongoing through project completion

Project Organization

Includes scope definition and budgeting
Estimated completion: 2017

Land Acquisition

Includes due diligence, appraisals and purchase process
Estimated timeframe: 2016-2018

Design and Engineering

Includes team selection, schematic design, design development and construction documentation
Estimated timeframe: 2016-2018


Includes NYS Department of Health RFA and Certificate of Need, City of Utica Zoning and Building Permits
Estimated timeframe: 2017-2018


Includes bidding, site clearing and building
Estimated timeframe: 2018-2022

Activation and Relocation

Includes employee training and education, equipment movement and the admittance of the first patient
Estimated timeframe: 2022


Includes the study and development of a reuse plan for existing facilities which include the Faxton, St. Elizabeth and St. Luke’s Campuses
Estimated completion: TBD