Skanska JV wins $206M contract for Michigan hospital

WCN Editorial Team 23 Aug 2016 NORTH AMERICA BUILDINGS

A joint venture of Skanska and Closner Construction has secured a $206M contract from Duke LifePoint Healthcare to manage the construction of its new replacement hospital for the existing UP Health System-Marquette (pictured) in Michigan.

The new 50,000sq m facility, designed by Gresham Smith & Partners, includes 243 beds, 14,000sq m of space for diagnostic and therapeutic services and 17,000sq m of patient care services.

The project will include 1,400sq m of administrative support services, 4,000sq m of operational support services, a new central power plant, and mechanical, electrical and telecommunications areas.

Additionally, it will feature a 9,000sq m adjoining medical office building, and a 16,000sq m parking lot.

Construction work started in May 2016 and is scheduled for completion in October 2018.

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