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10 Years Later: VCU Health System’s Critical Care Hospital

Leaving a lasting, positive impact in the communities we serve is at the very core of our firm. But what does that impact look like long term? We wanted to find out and decided to have an occasional review on the blog of major projects and their impact over the years. There’s no better place to start than VCU Health System’s Critical Care Hospital, which transformed both the VCU Health campus and downtown Richmond, VA. First opened in 2008, the facility is Virginia’s only hospital devoted to critical care. The 15-level hospital includes over 365,000 square feet and represented a $184 million investment. The critical care tower significantly increased the critical care capacity at VCU’s medical center and was the largest capital construction project in the medical center’s history. Draper Aden provided surveying, construction stakeout, environmental, site planning, design, utilities, and transportation engineering services for the construction of this facility, including both...

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