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Catherine McAuley Drive Closed to Construction
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Port Huron, MI...St. Joseph Mercy Hospital announced that beginning Monday, June 20, 2011, Catherine McAuley Drive will be closed due to road re-pavement. Construction on this important access road, from 16th Street onto the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital campus, including access to Catholic Social Services and physician and specialist offices, is expected to be completed by Monday, June 27, 2011.

"This closure will effect all traffic entering the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital campus from 16th and 13th streets. As a result, temporary 16th Street detours will be in place, leading traffic to Beard Street, to 12th Street, and then to Vanderburgh Place, entering the campus via the north campus drive," explains Jason Fowler, Director of Facilities at St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron.

"There will also be a detour at Catherine McAuley and 13th Street, heading north, where traffic will be directed to Thomas Avenue and the campus entrance at 11th Street." he continues.

"We're pleased to be able to repair and repave this important campus access road," Fowler concludes. "It is always our goal to provide the safest, most accessible options for those visiting our campus."

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St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron (SJMPH)
Founded in 1954 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Port Huron, MI, is a 119-bed acute care, community-based hospital providing adult medical/surgical services; emergency care; cancer care; cardiac care; inpatient rehabilitation services, including stroke care; orthopedics and joint replacement; and a vast number of other outpatient testing, health, and medical services. As a not-for-profit hospital, SJMPH reinvests all profits back into the communities we serve, while providing patients with the utmost compassion and care. SJMPH was recently awarded accreditation from The Joint Commission and was provided the "Gold Seal of Approval". SJMPH's cancer program was named "best in cancer care" and was the first hospital in St. Clair County to receive the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons [2008]. St. Joseph Mercy is only the second hospital in the state of Michigan to offer access to partial knee robotic surgery and is the only hospital in the entire Thumb region to provide specialized services for seniors in need of emergency department treatment. SJMPH is located in St. Clair County and the Thumb Region, northeast of Detroit, Michigan. St. Joseph Mercy Hospital is a member of the Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. For more information, visit:

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