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  West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital, ICU and Radiology AdditionWest Calcasieu Cameron Hospital, ICU and Radiology Addition


The Estopinal Group
903 Spring Street, Jeffersonville, IN 47130

General Description

Location: Sulphur, Louisiana
Date Bid: May 2007 Construction Period: Jan 2008 to Apr 2010
Total Square Feet: 49,285 Site: 22 acres. Number of Buildings: One; 101 Beds. Building Size: First floor, 24,904; second floor, 20,955; third floor, 3,426; total, 49,285 square feet. Building Height: First floor, 14’4”; second floor, 15’; third floor, 14’; total, 43’4”. Basic Construction Type: Addition.
Foundation: Pier & grade beam. Exterior Walls: Brick, curtainwall. Roof: Built-up. Floors: Concrete. Interior Walls: Metal stud drywall.

Construction Team

Structural Engineer: TRC Worldwide Engineering - 217 Ward Circle, Brentwood, TN 37027
General Contractor: Bessette Development Corporation - 3025 Lake Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Mechanical & Electrical Engineer: The Estopinal Group - 903 Spring Street, Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Civil Engineer: Meyer & Associates - 600 Cities Service Highway, Sulphur, LA 70664

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital located in Sulphur, Louisiana is a part of the southwestern Louisiana Gulf Coast region for the past 57 years. The hospital was established as a community hospital in 1953 in which the hospital has provided experienced physicians, skilled health care professionals, state of the art medical technology and a great reputation for caring for their patients. Their primary market includes Calcasieu and northern Cameron parishes, but patients come as far as Southeast Texas for medical care.

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital is a 101-bed hospital in which this is the second major addition in its history. Construction for the Radiology and ICU expansion project began in early 2008 and was funded by the taxpayer approved $25 million capital bond issue of 2006. This addition is part of a three phase construction project in which this is phase one. Phase one includes the following:

The First Floor has the Diagnostic Imaging with an MRI, Nuclear Medicine, CT, Ultrasound, Mammography, X-Ray Rooms and a Cath Lab. This addition is now the new front door for the hospital with plenty of parking for patients, drop off canopy and four private registration booths. The Diagnostic Imaging Department is adjacent to the Emergency Department.

The Second Floor has the Intensive Care Unit with twelve new beds, large waiting room for ICU patients, waiting room for Surgery patient families and Respiratory Therapy. ICU is adjacent to the Surgery Department.

The Third Floor is a mechanical Penthouse and will be used as a connection to the patient tower that will be constructed in a later phase.

There are two remaining phases in the master plan, phase two will feature a new patient tower with outpatient services on the ground level and phase three will expand the laboratory, dietary and materials management departments. When all three phases are complete this will be considered a replacement hospital on the existing site.

Product Information
Brick: Acme Waterproofing: Carlisle
Built-Up Roof: The Garland Company
Flooring: Tarkett Lighting: Lithonia
Curtainwall: International Aluminum Corporation
Entrances & Storefronts: Mesker Door
Daylighting & Skylights: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope™

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