Off I-79 at Exit 124/Jerry Dove Drive in Bridgeport
292 private inpatient rooms and 24 observation rooms
New United Hospital Center is 681,440 square foot, eight-level structure
(compared to the previous UHC at 440,000 square feet)
New United Hospital Center has 2,570 parking spaces (up from 1,376 at the previous UHC)
The new United Hospital Center is designed around the environment with the patient, family, staff and community in mind; enhanced patient privacy; a high level of technology integration; improved access
Construction phase - Ranged from 50 to more than 600 workers on site when construction was at its peak. UHC has signed a Project Labor Agreement with the North Central West Virginia Building and Construction Trades Council to supply craftsmen for the project.
Approximately $300 Million
Facility and Design - $206,632,000
Equipment and Moving - $47,830,000
Bond Insurance and Financing Costs - $8,014,000
Construction Period Interest Expense - $13,581,000
Inspections, Permits, Insurance and Other - $2,005,000
2006: Site work begins
2007: Building construction begins
Gresham, Smith and Partners, Nashville, Tenn.
Hornor Brothers Engineers, Clarksburg, W.Va.
Balfour Beatty, Nashville, Tenn.
UBS Investment Bank
Ferris, Baker Watts, Inc.
Shattuck Hammond Partners
Ernst & Young
Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC
Spilman Thomas Battle, PLLC