Brasfield & Gorrie Completes Wekiva Springs Expansion
February 20, 2015
Ribbon cutting ceremony marks completion of Jacksonville health facility expansion
Jacksonville, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2015) – Brasfield & Gorrie marked the completion of a $9.7 million expansion project at Wekiva Springs Center in Jacksonville, Florida, during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, February 19, 2015.
The 20,000 sq ft expansion added 60 patient beds to the behavioral health facility and also included a new 5,000 sq ft outpatient facility, dining renovation and site upgrades.
The project team utilized integrated lean project delivery, a collaborative delivery method designed to improve construction efficiency, risk management and predictability of cost and schedule.
Serving as general contractor, Brasfield & Gorrie teamed with Harvard Jolly Architecture, Vallencourt Construction, W.W. Gay Mechanical Contractor Inc., Wal-Mark Contracting Group, In.design, McVeigh & Mangum Engineering Inc., Berg Electric, and The ReAlignment Group on this project for client UHS of Delaware.
About Brasfield & Gorrie
Celebrating 50 years in business, Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets, including healthcare, commercial, institutional, federal, municipal, industrial, infrastructure, and water/wastewater treatment. We serve clients from offices in Atlanta and Columbus, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama; Dallas, Texas; Jacksonville and Orlando, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and Raleigh, North Carolina. Brasfield & Gorrie has approximately 2,600 employees, and its 2013 revenues were $2.3 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 22nd among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2014.