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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 selwoodfarm.com Standard Roofing Company (800)239-5705 standardtaylor.com 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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