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$333.4M to Turner for New Fort Benning Hospital

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Fort Benning’s New HospitalArtist’s rendition(click to view larger) Turner Construction Co. in Huntsville, AL won [PDF] a $333.4 million firm-fixed-price contract to design and build a 745,000-square-foot hospital at Fort Benning, GA, almost 2 times the size of the current 393,000 square-foot facility. With 70 in-patient beds, the new hospital will serve soldiers, military retirees, and families of the Fort Benning community. The design is split into 2 wings – a clinic and a hospital section, equipped with 2 parking decks for patients and staff members… Design and construction is likely to begin shortly after the US Army Corps of Engineer Savannah District issues a notice-to-proceed in October and will span 1,200 calendar days. An estimated completion date is set for summer 2013. The project is the Savannah District’s largest contract award in fiscal year 2009. The location of the new hospital was changed from the existing hospital site to a location a half-mile away in order to alleviate parking issues and allow for a faster construction schedule, noted project engineer Alan Bugg. The future of the existing hospital, now more than 50 years old, is yet to be determined. Fort Benning is a US Army Training and Doctrine Command […]

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