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Whitehorse General Hospital Expansion

Project Overview

The Whitehorse General Hospital Expansion is a design-build, 43,000-square-foot addition to the existing facility, which PCL originally completed in 1997. We added a new emergency department and a second-level shell space for future fit-out. Also, as part of the expansion scope, a new design-build, 5,200-square-foot emergency medical services (EMS) facility was constructed to replace the previous one, located where the new hospital expansion now stands.

PCL mobilized on-site in July 2015. The EMS building was completed in February 2016 and the new addition was completed in September 2017.

A major construction innovation for the new addition was the off-site construction of modules, with the mechanical and electrical systems preinstalled. This unique solution allowed the PCL team to improve efficiency, quality, and safety by building within a controlled fabrication facility environment, and allowed as well for rapid installation, thereby reducing the construction duration.

DETAILS

CLIENT:
Yukon Hospital Corporation
PROJECT LOCATION:
Whitehorse, YK
PCL OFFICE:
Whitehorse – Buildings & Civil Construction
COMPANY:
PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc.
SECTOR:
Buildings
MARKET:
Health Care
DELIVERY METHOD:
Design-Build