Big-money projects throughout the United States led the top HC+O News articles in 2010.
CHICAGO — Children’s Memorial Hospital is using building information modeling to ensure that design and construction remain on target for the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. The $1 billion, 23-story project is expected to open in summer 2012.
FORT BELVOIR, Va. — Construction of an $807 million, 1.3 million-square-foot military hospital that will eventually replace DeWitt Army Community Hospital at Fort Belvoir has passed the two-thirds completion mark.
INDIANAPOLIS — When The New Wishard Hospital opens its doors to patients and the public near the end of 2013, the community will breathe easier knowing it can receive cutting-edge treatment in a $754 million green facility built by a diverse group of laborers, contractors and subcontractors.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has put the final phase of the $665 million, 1.2-million-square-foot new Orlando VA Medical Center facility out to bid.
FORT HOOD, Texas — A joint venture of Balfour Beatty Construction and McCarthy Building Co., both with offices in Dallas, was awarded a $503 million fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to build a 944,000-square-foot hospital to replace the 45-year-old Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood.