Prefabrication Speeds Up Construction for Denver Hospital

DENVER — Construction for a 360-bed hospital in downtown Denver is going to be completed almost three months earlier than normal thanks to careful planning and prefabrication.
Minneapolis-based Mortensen began working on the $623 million, 831-square-foot Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital nearly three years ago. The construction company faced a tight 30-month schedule in order to get the hospital open and operational by December 2014. A timeline for a project this big is usually 36 months, but construction is expected to be complete this month.

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