SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA
The Children’s Hospital Expansion Project include the United Hospital Emergency Room expansion consisting of a new six (6) story 190,000 square foot tower addition to be used by both United and Children’s Hospitals. The first level of the tower is home to United & Children’s Emergency Department, entrance and lobby. The upper floors contain a surgery suite for Children’s Hospital including pre and post operative care areas, patient rooms for Children’s Hospital as well as a central sterilization facility.
New infrastructure for this leading medical facility involved relocating the helipad for design of a new substation with a multi-phased design and construction schedule on a confined campus. As with any medical facility the challenges faced by the engineering team included relocating the emergency room to a temporary location to develop a state of the art emergency department shared by both Children’s and United Hospitals.