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Institutional | RIVER CITY CONSTRUCTION LLC Coordinated Effort ‘I AN ADDITION TO A HOSPITAL IN COLUMBIA, MO., REQUIRED SIGNIFICANT TEAMWORK. BY RUSS GAGER use. Completion of this phase is scheduled for fall 2010. An additional think one of the toughest things we’ve done for this project is 10,000-square-foot remodeling of the existing hospital will be phase 2 joining the existing hospital and the area we are making our and scheduled for completion in late summer 2011. Phase 3 also is tie-ins into, which is the existing operating rooms and audiolo10,000 square feet and includes surgical support waiting rooms. Phase gy department,” points out Kelly Hequembourg, project man3 is scheduled for completion in the mid- to late spring of 2012. ager on the $19.6 million addition to the Harry S. Truman Memorial Mechanical and electrical upgrades are part of the remodeling. Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo. “If they have a surgery, we’re not going to jackhammer a concrete wall Phase 1 includes landscaping of a park the hospital owns and on which and vibrate the operating table,” he continues. “If they have an operation the addition is being built. The new park will be smaller but include shade structures and gazebos. scheduled, you have to back off for two to three hours or sometimes a “It’s a big landscaping job,” Hequembourg notes. “We actually will whole day. It takes a lot of coordination and teamwork to get that done self-perform building and on a schedule and not be shut down every 15 minutes. It installing the gazebos and the requires a lot of give and take between both parties.” big shade structures. We’ll do all The addition to the hospital, which was built in 1972, is its that carpentry work ourselves. most expensive renovation ever. The groundbreaking was • Projected 2009 revenues: $230 We will have throughout the projAug. 10, 2009. The first phase of the project is 26,000 square million ect around 18 to 20 different subfeet that includes a surgery suite with five operating rooms • Headquarters: East Peoria, Ill. contractors. Probably at the peak of and support for them, such as additional locker rooms, construction, we’ll have anywhere storage, clean supply and scrub areas. A basement and • Employees: 350 sub-basement mechanical room are part of this phase, • Services: Commercial general contractor from eight to 10 different subcontractor trades working at one time, and a portion of the basement is unfinished for future lab River City Construction LLC “If they have an operation scheduled, you have to back off for sometimes a whole day.” –Kelly Hequembourg, P.M. »River City Construction’s work on Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo., is the hospital’s most expensive renovation ever. 210 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM JANUARY 2010 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - January 2010
Profitable Contractor
Aireko Enterprises
Metrus Construction Limited: Le Parc Tower II
CJ Pink Ltd.
Costello Dismantling Co. Inc.
Allied Building Products Corp.
IDEURBAN: The St. Regis Mexico City
Interlink Group
TCD Inc.
Jersen Construction Group
Killian Construction Co.: The Westin Hotel
Legacy Partners Residential: Riverpark
Strathcona Mechanical Ltd.
Tilton Pacific Construction Inc.
On the Cover
Wharton-Smith Inc.
Product Showcase: Software and New Technology
Nicholson Construction Co.
Gilchrist Construction Co.
Turner Construction Co.: MIC Rental Car Center
Union Concrete Construction: Outer Harbor Parkway Project
D’Onofrio General Contractors Corp.
Worldwide Rental Services
AmQuip Crane Corp.
EIC Associates Inc.
Grinnell Recycling
Intercounty Paving Associates LLC: N.Y. Route 112
Matrix Design Group
Nicholson Construction Co.: Canton Dam
Sessler Wrecking
Wilson & Company Inc. Engineers and Architects: Rail Division
Regional Spotlight
Group Lepine Ltd.
Laurysen Kitchens Ltd.
Aspen Ridge Homes: Vu Living
Walsh Construction: Sherman Replacement Hospital
Block Cos.
PortSide Builders Inc.
Summit Builders Construction Co.: Classic Residence at Silverstone
Urban Landmarks
Keystone Construction Corp.: Carmel Arts District Lofts
Construction Coach
HDR Architecture Inc.
Brasfield & Gorrie LLC
Dimeo Construction Co.
Nan Inc.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
CANA Construction: TELUS World of Science
Cornerstone General Contractors Inc.
Harvey-Cleary Builders: City of Austin Public Safety Training Facility
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: Granada Hills High School
Pirtle Construction Co.: City of Miami College
Sundt: East Contra Costa
Taylor & Parrish Inc.: Carole Weinstein International Center
Turner Construction Co.: Nationwide Children's Hospital
Turner Construction Co.: Duval Unified County Courthouse Facility
Weddle Brothers Construction Co. Inc.
AP Construction Inc.: Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School
The Boldt Co.: Luther Midelfort Hospital Expansion
Choate Construction: NGCSU Projects
Donley’s LLC: Bavaro Hall at the University of Virginia
EllisDon: Woodstock General Hospital
McCarty Corp.: Maneuver Center of Excellence Headquarters
Munlake Contractors Inc.
Murray Company: Kiowa Country Memorial Hospital
River City Construction LLC
Skyline Roofing Ltd.
SpawGlass: Austin Community College Round Rock Campus
W.E. O’Neil Construction: Downtown Women's Center Project
Special Focus
CANA Construction: SMART Technologies
DiFazio Industries
Ecco III Enterprises Inc.
G.W. Peoples Contracting Co.
ARCO/Murray National Construction Co. Inc.
Baker Electric Inc.
Chester Bross Construction Co.
Titan Wrecking & Environmental LLC
Last Look: Urban Landmarks

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