La Crosse Hospital Construction

Join us on this exciting journey.

Mayo Clinic Health System in Southwest Wisconsin broke ground April 12, 2022, on its largest construction project ever to replace the hospital building on the La Crosse campus.

La Crosse hospital groundbreaking

Pictured from left to right: Paul Mueller, M.D., regional vice president; Michael Morrey, regional chair of administration;; Prathibha Varkey, M.B.B.S., Mayo Clinic Health System president; Lisa Archer, chief nursing officer; La Crosse Mayor Mitch Reynolds; Ho-Chunk Nation President Marlon WhiteEagle; and Sr. Eileen McKenzie, Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration president, participated in the golden shovel ceremony.

The new six-floor, 70-bed facility will include:

  • A surgical and procedural floor adjacent to and integrated with the current operating rooms, housing pre- and post-surgery recovery rooms
  • Endoscopy suites
  • Cardiac catheterization labs and Interventional Radiology
  • Medical-Surgical units
  • Flexible ICU and Progressive Care Unit
  • New Family Birth Center
  • Shell space for future growth

View a 365-degree sneak peek of the new hospital:

Mayo Clinic Health System continually invests in forward-looking facilities and technologies that equip our staff to bring the best of Mayo Clinic care close to home for our patients and communities. When completed, our hospital will be unparalleled in its use of technology; innovative, efficient design to support our staff; and thoughtful details that enhance the healing environment, and provide convenience, safety and comfort for patients and visitors.

Patient parking during construction

Parking Lot 2 will be closed beginning Monday, April 11. Patients will be able to park in Lots 3A and 3B, located just north of Jackson Street along 10th Street. Courtesy shuttle services will be available by calling the door attendant at 608-498-1247. Mississippi Street also will be closed to through traffic during construction.

See a still shot of construction, which updates every 10 minutes: