DPR Begins Construction on Riverside Walter Reed Hospital Renovation

GLOUCESTER, Va. – DPR Construction recently celebrated the groundbreaking of the Riverside Walter Reed Hospital expansion and renovation project located near Gloucester, Va. Construction is expected to be completed and the hospital will be open to the public in the third quarter of 2018.

The RWRH project will consist of a new two-story, 54,000-square-foot surgical center with four new operating rooms, two procedure rooms, a pharmacy, pre-

The team breaks ground at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, which is scheduled for completion in 2018. Photo courtesy of Diane Rossini.

and post-operative care, 36 new patient rooms and a new hospital entrance and lobby. The existing emergency department will expand from 6,000 to 16,000 square feet, creating room for seven more beds, a new waiting and lobby area, relocation of existing departments, registration and administration suites.

Providing construction management services, DPR is looking forward to mirroring the mission of its client and improving the health of Central Virginia communities by building a space where RWRH can effectively deliver high-quality healthcare.

Construction and renovation on the facility began this month and will continue in phases until the scheduled completion in 2018. The facility was designed by CallisonRTKL and engineered by Leach Wallace Associates.

The team breaks ground at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, which is scheduled for completion in 2018.

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Posted April 3, 2017

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