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Institutional | NEESER CONSTRUCTION - ALASKA NATIVE HEALTH CAMPUS CHILDREN'S DENTAL CLINIC
NEESER EXPANDS ITS PORTFOLIO OF PROJECTS ON THE ALASKA NATIVE MEDICAL CENTER CAMPUS.
Neeser Construction -
Alaska Native Hea h Campus
Children's Dental Clinic
Construction has been
working with the Alaska Native
Medical Center for 20 years.
ne of Alaska's leading general
contractors is working on its latest project for one of the state's
largest health care providers.
Neeser Construction in 2016 was awarded
a contract to build a 36-chair children's
dental clinic on the Alaska Native Medical
Center (ANMC) campus in Anchorage. The
54,000-square-foot building will be comprised of a basement and two upper floors.
"The basement of the clinic will include
utilities, mechanical and electrical, field
storage, bulk storage, loading area, central
sterilization area, locker rooms and future
expansion space," Neeser Construction
says. "Upper floors will include clinic space,
reception and waiting areas, both open and
closed operating rooms, accounting offices,
dental lab, dental utilities, central sterilization, locker rooms and clinic support areas."
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In addition to providing pediatric dental
and orthodontic treatment, the building will
serve a teaching function as residency and
hygienist training programs will be offered.
Neeser Construction and architect Kumin
won the design/build contract following a
three-month interactive design process that
included contact with medical center staff,
the architect notes. Construction is slated to
conclude later this year.
Meeting a Need
The project is one of several Neeser Construction has completed for the ANMC
in the past 20 years. The company earlier
this year completed a housing project that
increases access to healthcare services for its
patients, many of whom live in rural areas
outside of Anchorage.
The 110,000-square-foot housing facility,
* Location: Anchorage, Alaska
* Scope: Hea hcare construction
"Our eputation for excellence
and quality is established from
our ability to consisten y execute
and deliver uccessful projects."
- Neeser Construction
located on property adjacent to the hospital
provides housing and direct access to the
hospital for patients and their families. The
facility was designed to meet many patient
and family needs. Roughly 60 percent of
ANMC patients travel to Anchorage for care.
Many families were previously staying
in local hotels when an existing housing
facility on campus was full, ANMC says.
The $40 million housing complex
features 202 rooms, a dedicated 36-room