Clark Construction Group gets $215 million contract to build new Inova hospital
- July 30, 2012
Inova Health System has selected Clark Construction Group to build the 665,000-square-foot Inova Women’s Hospital & Children’s Hospital.
The $215 million contract to the Bethesda-based construction firm is part of Inova’s efforts to upgrade its Fairfax campus, and it represents the largest phase of a capital improvement program.
The 12-story hospital will include 192 patient rooms on four floors, a 108-bed neonatal intensive care unit, 33 labor and delivery rooms and eight operating rooms.
The Inova Children’s Hospital will occupy three of the building’s floors. It will have 116 private pediatric rooms and a private entrance. The entire facility will connect to the campus’ existing South Patient Tower on the three lower levels.
The project includes construction of a new central utility plant and a central energy plant with two 1,800-ton chillers and cooling towers. Construction is expected to begin in September, with completion in three years in September 2015.Wilmot Sanz, Inc.in Gaithersburg, Md., will serve as the project architect.