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Institutional | ADVOCATE CHRIST MEDICAL CENTER AND PEPPER CONSTRUCTION – OUTPATIENT PAVILION EXPANSION PROJECT Getting Centered Advocate Christ Medical Center will add 325,000 square feet to its facility. « A A NEW PAVILION WILL HELP AN ILLINOIS HOSPITAL BECOME MORE EFFICIENT. BY ERIC SLACK dvocate Christ Medical Center is already a renowned healthcare provider in the Midwest. It is a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital for cardiovascular care and is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the leading healthcare networks in the country. But the ongoing addition of its new outpatient pavilion is building onto what is already an exceptional foundation. Advocate Christ Medical Center’s outpatient pavilion expansion project will cost about $202 million and add approximately 325,000 square feet to the medical center. The project, which has a construction budget of about $100 million, broke ground in December 2011 and is tentatively scheduled for completion in November 2013. Working together on the project with Advocate Christ Medical Center is the HDR architectural team and Pepper Construction. Advocate Christ Medical Center has worked with both companies on previous projects. The firms have an extensive array of experience in the healthcare arena. HDR has been providing integrated healthcare planning and design services for nearly 50 years. As for Pepper Construction – which has offices in Chicago; Columbus, Ohio; Houston; and Indianapolis – healthcare projects account for about 45 percent of its business. into one modern facility,” says Pat Lyons, director of construction with the medical center. “It will house state-of-the-art surgery suites, procedure suites, advanced imaging and clinical institutes to meet the care needs of the community, as well as the southland residents. This facility will be connected to the main hospital for improved access and circulation of clinical teams and visitors.” The facility is being constructed of structural steel with an exterior skin that is a mixture of glass and precast concrete. The project is striving for LEED Gold certification, which means locally sourced materials are being used. In addition, the pavilion is being outfitted with energy saving equipment and sustainable Adding Capacity The intention of the new, nine-story outpatient pavilion is to consolidate all outpatient clinical services, which are presently spread out around the medical center’s campus. When complete, it will be home to imaging services, 14 operating rooms with recovery suites and eight GI procedure suites. The upper floors will house specialty centers for cancer, neurology, heart and vascular services. In addition, the project will include a new six-level, 640-space garage located across the street that will be connected to the pavilion by a pedestrian bridge. “The new pavilion will complement the campus and centralize outpatient activities • Project cost: $202 • Location: Oak Law million • Peak construction empln, Ill. oy • Scope: Nine-story ou ees on site: 250 and six-level parking tpatient pavilion garage Advocate Christ Medic Center and Pepper Con al Outpatient Pavilion expastruction– nsion project interior finishes and building materials. The pavilion will have improved indoor air quality and water efficiency, and it will feature sustainable cleaning practices, water-efficient landscaping with native plantings and bike storage with changing rooms. 100 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2012 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Today - November/December 2012

Construction Today - November/December 2012
Construction Law
Best Practices
Hurricane Sandy
Marketing Strategies
Holcim (US) Inc.
Tampa Tank Inc./Florida Structural Steel
Rockwell Group
IVM Construction Inc.
Millennium Partners – Millennium Place
Paradigm Cos.
W.G. Yates Construction
Regalia Beach Developers LLC – Regalia
Marlyn Development and S.L. Nusbaum Realty – Heritage Forest Apartments
Chas Roberts Air Conditioning
Bellini Williams Island
Beal|Derkenne Construction – The Hub
Cedar Siding Inc.
Nibbi Bros. – Hunters View Phase 1
EllisDon Corp. – Surrey Memorial Hospital Critical Care
Turner Construction – Martin Army Community Hospital
U.S. General Services Administration/VCC – FBI Field Building
The Hayner Hoyt Corp.
Paric Corp.
Rotondo Weirich Enterprises Inc.
Advocate Christ Medical Center and Pepper Construction – Outpatient Pavilion expansion
Shawnee Mission Medical Center – United Excel – Birth Center
National Lutheran Communities & Services – The Village at Rockville/ARCH Consultants Ltd.
Harold O'Shea Builders – Springfield Clinic First North
Dewberry/Okland Construction – Western Regional Medical Center Addition
Kohler Ronan LLC
Graber Post Buildings Inc.
Tooz Construction Inc.
Bombardier Learjet – Facility Expansion
Rock Gaming LLC – Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati
Demar Plumbing Corp.
Metrolina Greenhouse
Rommel Cos.
W.G. Tomko Incorporated Contractors
Continental Contractors
Reliable Contracting Co. Inc.
Graham Construction and Engineering – Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade
J.R. Filanc Construction Co. Inc.
Pulice Construction Inc. – I-10 Prince Road
Ames-Granite – US 36
Tomar Construction
E.E. Cruz/Tully – Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Queens approach
TL Wallace Construction Inc.
CARCON Industries and STL Engineering
Last Look

Construction Today - November/December 2012