FORT BLISS - A $648 million contract has been awarded to Clark McCarthy Healthcare Partners II to build the Fort Bliss Replacement Hospital in El Paso.
Notice to proceed was issued in late May and the project is expected to be complete in 2016. The 1.1 million-sf healthcare campus will replace the existing William Beaumont Army Medical Center.
The project will consist of a seven-story hospital, two clinic buildings, administrative building, clinical investigation building with biosafety level three laboratories and central utility plant. In addition to the structures, two access control points and surface parking will be constructed.
The seven-story 630,000-sf replacement hospital building will be comprised of a moment-resistant steel frame structure with a SidePlate connection system and a concrete and metal deck composite floor system.
Clark McCarthy Healthcare Partners II, a joint venture of Clark Construction Group and McCarthy Building Companies Inc., was awarded the contract.
The Fort Bliss healthcare campus is designed to achieve LEED Silver certification, and the hospital and clinic buildings are designed to achieve LEED for Healthcare certification.
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