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Skanska provided preconstruction and construction management services for the new $696 million, 1,645,747-SF academic medical center campus and 1,346-car parking garage.The new site, situated on 38 acres, is located in downtown New Orleans and will include: a 550,661-SF, 424-bed patient tower; 746,982-SF diagnostic and treatment building; 257,660-SF ambulatory care building; 82,310-SF onsite utility building; 539,789-SF parking garage and a 550-LF pedestrian connector bridge. Each building will be built 22 feet above sea level, well beyond the five-foot base flood elevation for the hospital site, and will encompass storm-proofing to withstand up-to Category Three hurricanes. The hospital will be a key academic anchor for LSU Health, Tulane University, Dillard University, Xavier University, Southern University at New Orleans, Delgado Community College and other healthcare training schools throughout South Louisiana.
Pamela MonastraSenior Director SE CommunicationsSkanska USA Inc.+1 404 946 7533
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Market segment: Medical, healthcare and welfare