Jacobs Receives Contract from Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Ind.

PMCM Services to be Provided for Wishard Replacement Hospital

PASADENA, Calif. — Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Ind. to provide comprehensive program and construction management (PMCM) services for the  design and construction phases of the new 1.2 million square-foot Wishard replacement hospital. 

Officials did not disclose the contract value. 

The project involves a complete replacement of the existing Wishard public safety-net teaching hospital on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Medical Center campus. The replacement facility will include a 327 bed in-patient hospital and Adult Level 1 Trauma Center, ambulatory care center with more than 200 exam rooms, faculty office building, nearly 2,800-car parking garage, and central utility plant on a 37-acre site at the western end of the IUPUI campus.  The project is targeted for U.S. Green Building Council LEED-Silver certification and is scheduled for a 2014 completion.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Tom McDuffie stated, “We are delighted to be providing PMCM services to the Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Ind. for the Wishard replacement hospital.  Leveraging our leading national healthcare expertise and our long local presence, we are committed to deliver an exceptional facility that supports high quality, efficient healthcare delivery for the citizens of Indianapolis and the surrounding area.”

Jacobs PMCM subcontractors on the Wishard program include Pepper Construction of Indiana, Geupel DeMars Hagerman, Smoot Construction, Shiel Sexton Company, Keystone Construction and Garcia Construction.


Posted February 8, 2011

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