KBR Subsidiary Awarded Contract for Piedmont Newnan Hospital Replacement Facility

Metropolitan Atlanta Project Includes Parking, Central Energy Plant and Medical Office Building

HOUSTON — Mar 09 — KBR announced that its Building Group has been awarded a $94 million contract by Piedmont Healthcare to provide preconstruction and construction services for a replacement facility for Piedmont Newnan Hospital in Newnan, Georgia. When complete, the new hospital is expected to be the tallest building in the southwest metropolitan Atlanta area. The Building Group’s Nashville and Atlanta offices are responsible for this significant healthcare construction project, which represents the first phase of a long-term building program planned for this campus.

The all-new nine-story, 362,500-square-foot replacement facility for Piedmont Newnan Hospital will include a total of 136 beds that are supported by eight operating rooms and an emergency department with 23 patient exam rooms. The project is designed to achieve LEED(R) Silver certification. Perkins+Will is the architect of record. Construction is scheduled to begin in May 2010 with completion slated for early 2012.

“The Building Group is proud to have been selected to work with Piedmont Newnan and Perkins+Will on this project which is of enormous significance to Newnan and greater Atlanta,” said Luther Cochrane, Senior Vice President, KBR and Chairman of the Building Group. “We look forward to being part of the team which delivers this outstanding and much-needed facility.”

KBR is a global engineering, construction and services company supporting the energy, hydrocarbon, government services, minerals, civil infrastructure, power and industrial markets. For more information, visit www.kbr.com.



Posted March 9, 2010

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