Turner Construction Company’s Topping Out Ceremony Means We Are One Step Closer to The New Sibley

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Turner Construction Company celebrated the topping out of The New Sibley, the third phase in Sibley Memorial Hospital's master development plan.

Depiction of The New Sibley

The new private patient rooms will be 'family friendly' and the largest in the market place.

Turner Construction Company celebrated its topping out with a short ceremony detailing the vision and trajectory for The New Sibley last Friday. Sibley Memorial Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is continuing the implementation of its long range master plan with The New Sibley. The New Sibley will include a 40,000 SF state-of-the-art radiation oncology cancer center and a 200 bed replacement patient pavilion and emergency department, both of which will be LEED Certified Silver.

The New Sibley also includes designs to accommodate projected increased demand for emergency services, imaging and diagnostic services, integrated outpatient services, and physicians’ office space while responding to consumer demands for private patient rooms and modernized facilities. A rerouting of traffic to a new “front door” creates a more formal entry sequence for the medical center, decreasing the traffic burden on the residential side of the campus.

Jerry Price, Senior Vice President of Real Estate & Construction at Sibley Memorial Hospital explained, “The New Sibley is the third phase of our master plan development. The first was the medical building and parking garage. The second was the radiation oncology facility and the third is the new Sibley bed tower. He elaborated that, "the new private patient rooms will be 'family friendly' and the largest in the market place.”

The patient pavilion will feature all private medical and surgical patient rooms, supported by a decentralized nursing layout. A new obstetrics department will allow capacity for more than 4,500 annual births, supported by a new special care nursery, LDRs, and C-section rooms. A new emergency department will be up-sized to handle 45,000 annual visits, with expansion capability for 50,000 visits.

"We are thrilled to play an integral part in helping Sibley Memorial Hospital meet the evolving needs of its patients with the construction of The New Sibley," stated Ken Jones, Turner’s Vice President and General Manager. The New Sibley is projected to be open to the public in Winter 2016.

About Turner Construction Company
Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902, Turner first made its mark on the industry pioneering the use of steel-reinforced concrete for general building, which enabled the company to deliver safer, stronger, and more efficient buildings to clients. The company continues to embrace emerging technologies and offers an increasingly diverse set of services. With an annual construction volume of $9 billion, Turner is the largest builder in the United States, ranking first in the major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, and green building. The firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, a publicly traded company, and one of the world’s leading international construction service providers. For more information please visit http://www.turnerconstruction.com.

HOCHTIEF is one of the most international construction groups worldwide. The company delivers complex infrastructure projects, in some cases on the basis of concession models. The Group operates in the transportation infrastructure, energy infrastructure and social/urban infrastructure segments as well as in the contract mining business. With nearly 81,000 employees and a sales volume of more than EUR 25 billion in FY 2013, HOCHTIEF is represented in all the world’s major markets. With its subsidiary Leighton, the Group is market leader in Australia. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. Because of its engagement for sustainability, HOCHTIEF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2006. Further information is available at http://www.hochtief.com/press.

Source: Turner Construction Company

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