WVU Hospitals Expansion CONSTRUCTION UPDATES Phase 1 of the expansion has begun. The entrance sidewalks directly in front of Ruby Memorial Hospital are now closed. A fence surrounding the area in front of the hospital contains expansion construction activities. Patients and visitors can access the East Lobby entrance by following the sidewalks outlined in green on the map below. The drive-way under the canopy is currently open for drop offs and pick ups. Medical Center Drive in front of the hospital will remain open during this phase.