Alabama Construction News

JAN-MAR 2018

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BUILDING ALABAMA | PROJECTS Building & Earth Provides Geotechnical Engineering, Materials Testing and Inspections Services for New UAB Gardendale Medical Center Project BUILDING & EARTH IS CURRENTLY PROVIDING SERVICES FOR THE NEW $33.9 MILLION UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (UAB) GARDENDALE MEDICAL CENTER PROJECT , located in Gardendale, Alabama. Brasfield & Gorrie is the general contractor for the project, which broke ground in November. Building & Earth completed a geotechnical investigation for the project in 2016 in support of the design phase and is providing a full range of materials testing and Special Inspections per IBC services during the construction phase of the project. The 6.2-acre site will encompass a freestanding emergency department as well as a medical office building housing a broad range of primary and specialty care services. The 26,700-square-foot emergency department will offer a heliport, advanced MRI/CT/X-ray imaging, 12 exam rooms, laboratory services, a bariatric lift and a pharmacy. The 24-hour staff at the department will have the capability to perform trauma care. In addition, the facility will also provide space for decontamination and isolation. The 38,400-square-foot medical office building will provide primary care, obstetrics, gastrointestinal care, orthopedics, cardiology, neurology, neurosurgery, ophthalmology and specialty care programs. In addition to Brasfield & Gorrie, other key players are Sims Architectural Studio, architect for the emergency department, and Gresham Smith & Partners, architect for the office building. The facility, which will be located at 960 Mount Olive Parkway, has an expected completion date of spring 2019. Building & Earth is a leading professional engineering firm offering a full range of geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting and construction materials testing and Special Inspection Services to clients on a national basis from 17 offices throughout the South and Midwest United States. RETREAT. REGROUP. RELAX. Reload. SELWOOD FARM 706 Selwood Road Alpi ne, AL 35014 800.522.0403 Standard Roofing Company (800)239-5705 Committed To Our Customers' Success 19 M O N T G O M E R Y · B I R M I N G H A M · P E N S A C O L A 45 · S I N C E · 14 AL CONSTRUCTION NEWS JAN-MAR 2018

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