Tompkins Builders, Inc., a subsidiary of Turner Construction Company, has been awarded a $57-million contract for the construction of an addition to Langley Air Force Base Hospital in Virginia. The project is scheduled to begin in December and be completed by the end of 2008.
The scope of work will include construction of a 150,000-square-foot addition and renovations to 98,000 square feet of the existing facility. The new building will be a three-story steel frame structure on piles, while the exterior will be constructed of brick veneer with cast stone details over metal studs and existing building will be refaced with a brick veneer and new window frames. Additionally, the central plant renovation includes the replacement of the 167-ton chiller, the steam boilers and the associated equipment. A medical gas system will serve the addition.
Tompkins Builders, Inc. has also been selected to serve as the general contractor to construct the $140-million St. Elizabeth Hospital in Washington, D.C.
The scope of work will include construction of a 438,000-square-foot, two-story full-service hospital situated on 49 acres. The facility will accommodate 230 beds and is scheduled for completion in March 2009.