UK Hospital Construction to Start Soon

Sep 9, 2014

  Another phase of construction is in the works at University of Kentucky Hospital.

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Turner Construction Co. announced it won the contract for the $150 million project. Part of the work is scheduled to be complete by the end of January 2016, with neonatal intensive-care unit renovation starting in May and set for completion in July 2017.

The new hospital opened in 2011 and is being finished in phases.

Credit Pablo Alcala / Lexington Herald Leader

The work that will begin later this year includes the build-out and finishing of 125,000 square feet on the ninth and 10th floors of the 12-story patient-care complex. Both floors are part of the patient care wing.

Included with be the fit-out of six additional elevators, a new 30,000-square-foot kitchen-cafeteria, a 7,000-square-foot radiology suite and a hyperbaric wound center.