Skanska has secured the assignment to expand and renovate St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Georgia. The total contract amounts to $115 million, out of which $103 million, will be included in the bookings for USA Building in the fourth quarter of 2011.
The expansion includes a four-story, 17,500 square meters clinical services building and a five-story, 15,700 square meters, medical office building. Skanska will also renovate the main hospital.
The new clinical services building will house a dedicated cardiovascular surgical unit with four labs, a special procedures room, a nuclear medicine suite and 30 prep and recovery bays. It will offer spacious an expanded number of spacious private rooms.
The medical office building will house the Cardiac and Women’s Centers of Excellence and include a new 324-seat auditorium. Renovation of the main hospital will result in an expanded emergency room, including 20 new patient treatment rooms and an expanded surgical suite.
Work has started and is expected to be completed in August 2013. BD+C