Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital Tops Out

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital celebrated the topping out of structural steel on the 260,000-square-foot replacement hospital and the adjoining 100,000-square-foot medical office building. Paric Construction is the general contractor on the project, Christner is the architect and IMEG is the engineer.

About the new BJWCH – opening in 2019


  • Groundbreaking celebrated May 30, 2017
  • The first piece of 2,754 steel beams set Sept. 26, 2017
  • 260,000 square feet
  • Three levels of private patient rooms
    • 64 rooms will open in 2019
    • Capacity for 32 additional rooms in response to future demand
  • 14 operating rooms will open in 2019
    • Capacity for two additional operating rooms in response to future demand
  • Four intensive care unit rooms
  • Separate elevators for staff, patients and visitors, and supplies
  • Welcoming lobby, waiting areas, guest services and café

Medical Office Building

  • 100,000 square feet
  • Connected to the hospital
  • Four floors of physician office space
  • Patient parking underneath

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Posted March 8, 2018

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