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WHITING-TURNER HELPS UMMS GROW WITH THE EXPANSION OF ITS TRAUMA CENTER. BY ALAN DORICH »The trauma center hasas been expanded even it remains operational. A s a healthcare provider, the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) must always be ready so that it can meet its patients’ needs with the right number of beds and proper space to provide care. That is what it will achieve with the expansion of its trauma center, Senior Project Executive Daryl Mealy says. The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. is now constructing the $91 million project in Baltimore, which consists of the addition of 140,000 square feet of new space and the renovation of 40,000 existing square feet. The university also has many other valued construction partners on the project, including J.F. Fischer, Inc. “The trauma center was in need of additional capacity,” Mealy says, noting that the center will have 64 beds when it is finished later this year. “It’ll help increase our capacity to handle more trauma cases.” University of Maryland Medical System – Trauma Center Expansion • Project budget: $91 million • Location: Baltimore • Scope: 140,000-square-foot expansion “The trauma center was in need of additional capacity.” -Daryl Mealy, senior project executive concert with each other,” Mealy says. Due to Baltimore’s regulations, the trauma center is required to earn LEED Silver certification. Mealy says that the center will have such green features as a special storm water run off that will send water into an existing storage tank. “We are reusing that water for landscaping,” he says. Additionally, the center will incorporate high-efficiency light fixtures, bicycle racks, heat recovery systems and occupancy sensing lighting controls. Currently, Mealy says, UMMS is trying to be more green friendly. Keeping Busy New Green Space The trauma center will have double the size of its current operating room and storage space. “We’ve done a domino effect, where we’ve built new space and renovated the existing in Whiting-Turner has expanded the trauma center while the facility is open and operational. With its location in Baltimore, the center is frequently busy, Mealy says. “We probably have 14 helivac trips into the hospital daily, as well as a couple dozen ambu- 117 JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM Institutional | UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND MEDICAL SYSTEM – TRAUMA CENTER EXPANSION Care Construction http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - January/February 2013
Case Studies
Best Practices
Business Management
Green Construction
Construction Materials
Consigli Construction – Wat Nawamintararachutis NMR Meditation Center Thai Buddhist Temple
The Michaels Organization – University Student Living
Clark Builders – The Mustard Seed
JC Beal Construction Inc.
Plaza Construction – ENV
Regalia Beach Developers LLC – Regalia
Batson-Cook Construction – SkyHouse Orlando
Billingsley – Cypress Water Dallas
Jon M. Hall Co.
Pratt Homebuilders
John Moriarty and Associates – Charlesview Residences at Brighton Mills
Daikin America – Plant Expansion Project
Morton Buildings
MSI General Corp.
ClearSpan Fabric Structures
TOPCOR Companies LLC
Coatings Unlimited Inc.
Brencal Contractors Inc.
Del’s Construction Co. Inc. – Cambria Production Facility Expansion
Paric Corp.
Archer Western – Consolidated Courts Complex
Tishman Construction
McCarthy Building Cos. – Mercy Hospital Joplin
University of Maryland Medical System – Trauma Center Expansion
Swinerton Builders – San Joaquin Community Hospital Cancer Center
The Lemoine Company – Lafayette General Medical Center expansion
L.F. Driscoll – Temple University
P. Agnes
FIP Construction Inc.
National Lutheran Communities and Services – The Village at Rockville
Carothers Construction Inc. – Special Operations Command South Headquarters
The Hillman Group
Taylor Woodstone
Tooz Construction Inc.
Woolley’s Classic Suites
Structure Tone – Novo Nordisk Inc. North American headquarters
Gilbane Building Co. – Potawatomi Bingo Casino hotel
Pacific Building Group
Denark Construction – Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Events Center
Traylor Bros. Inc.
Bobcat Contracting LLC
Reliable Contracting Co. Inc.
Union County and KemperSports – Galloping Hill Golf Course Clubhouse and Learning Center
E.L. Robinson Engineering
INDOT: 1-69 Corridor
Palmetto Corp
Monroe Tractor
Wood's CRW Corp.
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