Skanska to Build Hospital in Washington State

Seattle, Wash. – Skanska has been contracted by MultiCare Health Systems for the final phase of construction management work for a hospital expansion. The contract amounts to $71.4 million, which is included in order bookings for the fourth quarter.

The contract covers the continued expansion of the Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup, about 30 miles south of Seattle, Washington.

Skanska started work on the first phases of the extension at the beginning of the year. In total, Skanska’s contracts for the project amount to $279 million.

Work is now commencing on the final phase of the project, which comprises a new nine-story building with 80 individual patient rooms, emergency, surgery and imaging departments. The project also includes a central utility plant and a parking garage.  Work on the new phase will begin immediately and construction is scheduled to be completed in late 2010.

Skanska will contribute to the project design and planning, which is being conducted in 4D using the Building Information Model (BIM).


Posted December 28, 2009

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