Lydig is currently underway with the new Emergency Services Tower and Level III Trauma Center for Valley Medical Center located on the hospitals main campus in Renton. This new 246,000 sq ft facility consists of a 45,000 sq ft emergency center and Level III Trauma Center that can treat over 100,000 patients a year. Located above the ER is a 30-bed Intensive Care Unit floor and three additional patient floors. Two levels of underground parking will jointly serve as a community disaster recovery facility complete with a state-ofthe- art command center, decontamination equipment and a resuscitation room. The structure is reinforced concrete with concrete shear walls. The exterior cladding is a glazed curtain wall system. Valley Medical Center, the state�s first public district hospital, is the largest nonprofit healthcare provider between Seattle and Tacoma, serving over 400,000 residents.

Valley Medical Center Emergency Services Tower
Key Players

Name of Project: Valley Medical Center Emergency Services Tower
Location: Renton
Owner: Valley Medical Center/Todd Thomas
Architect: NBBJ
General Contractor: Lydig Construction
Engineers or Other Design Consultants: CDi, Bellevue; Sparling, Seattle; MKA, Seattle.
Subcontractor(s): McKinstry Co., Seattle; Sasco, Seattle
Total Construction Cost: $70 million
Construction Start Date: January 2008
Expected Completion Date: January 2010