Using an integrated project delivery method, the team renovated MEP systems serving more than 1 million sq ft in the occupied hospital’s duPont Pavilion that did not meet current National Electrical Code for emergency electrical distribution. The HVAC system had also exceeded its serviceable life.
In addition to the speedy pace, VDC, robots and pipe bursting are helping mitigate challenges on the $68.4-million, 154,800-sq-ft Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
When the Levy Mwanawasa University Teaching Hospital opened in the Zambian capital of Lusaka in spring 2020, the expanded and upgraded facility was more than a successful project; it was a salvation for the African nation.
With Thibodaux Regional Medical Center anticipating an influx of COVID-19 patients, construction teams worked two shifts daily, seven days a week to complete a 22,400-sq-ft, $10.9-million medical surgical unit in just 76 days.
When an accelerated schedule ran into unexpected setbacks, the project team on the Methodist Midlothian Medical Center went to great lengths to make sure construction kept pace with the owner’s expectations.
A construction manager at-risk delivery method allowed contractor Brasfield & Gorrie to get involved early in the design of the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower at Children’s of Mississippi, a seven-story, 340,000-sq-ft expansion of the existing hospital.