Construction for the 104,000-sq-ft Arizona State Hospital New Forensic Hospital in Phoenix has commenced.

Construction Underway on New State Forensic Hospital

Gilbane Building Co. is providing construction manager at risk services for the $23-million facility designed by Cannon Design and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. The hospital will provide patient rooms, testing and evaluation areas, nurse stations, isolation rooms, multi-purpose rooms, security center, sally port, visitors’ center and kitchen dining facilities. Completion of construction is estimated for September 2011.