Leopardo Construction Completes 11,000-SF Emergency Department Expansion at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago

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Leopardo Construction recently completed the $6.9 million, 11,000-square-foot emergency department expansion at Swedish Covenant Hospital.

Leopardo Construction, a leading construction services firm, recently completed the 11,000-square-foot emergency department expansion at Swedish Covenant Hospital.

Located at 2739 W. Foster Ave., the expanded and renovated department includes an enhanced visitor lounge, 10 new examination rooms, enlarged patient triage area, home décor, an air treatment system and separate entrances for ambulances and pedestrians to facilitate traffic flow. The $6.9 million project was completed in March 2007.

Additional amenities include increased exam room and waiting area sizes, additional ambulance bays, dedicated equipment and supply areas in immediate proximity to patient care, expanded security services for monitoring and improving patient safety, and new emergency power generation capability for infrastructure and critical patient monitoring.

The project team included Leopardo Construction as general contractor and Anderson Mikos Architects as project architect.

About Leopardo Construction

Leopardo Construction is a leading construction firm providing pre-construction, general contracting, construction management, design-build and development services. In 2006, Leopardo Construction was recognized by Engineering News-Record magazine as one of the nation's largest 250 contractors. The company's team of 500 experts has specialized capabilities in interiors, healthcare, senior housing, retail, office, industrial, residential condominiums, aviation, hospitality and community-related projects such as libraries, churches and educational institutions.

For more than a quarter century, Leopardo's family of employees has been committed to quality construction, superior client service and tremendous value. In addition to its corporate headquarters in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, Leopardo Construction has offices in Chicago and Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, as well as job sites across the nation. For more information, please visit http://www.leopardo.com.

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