Timeline... Regarding proposed critical care hospital in Chillicothe, Missouri
Architect agreement covering the new hospital and medical office building was approved 10/24/11 with Hoefer Wysocki Architects, LLC
The City of Chillicothe, Missouri selected Adams Management Services Corporation as Owner's Representative for the construction of a replacement Critical Access Hospital
(CAH) located in Chillicothe, Missouri, on November 14, 2011.
On November 28, 2011, JE Dunn was selected as construction manager of the new Hedrick Medical Center from a pool of five applicants.
On January 9, 2012, the formal application was made for the hospital's Certificate of Need to the State of Missouri, and the panel approved the project. The city will now lock into the hospital's final design, start working on a timeline, put out bids and begin financing.
The architect, Hoefer
Wysocki, has been continuing its design work and new renderings are expected soon.
Project manager JE Dunn Construction has advertised for subcontractor/supplier bids for the project. The bid scopes include earthwork, site utilities and paving. Bids are due by 2 p.m. Thursday, March 8. The project manager, in the coming weeks, will also be advertising for structural steel and concrete, as well as for the rest of the building project. It is hoped that the building will be enclosed before the end of this year, so that interior work can continue through the 2012-13 winter.
City council approved the hospital's preliminary plat on Monday, March 12, 2012. The plat was presented to the city's planning and zoning board and was unanimously approved. The council approved the final plat on Monday, April 9, 2012.
The city of Chillicothe conducted a public hearing regarding the issuance of $31 million in revenue bonds for construction of the hospital at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2012, in the council chambers at City Hall.
A groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction was held August 1, 2012. The event took place in the open field at the intersection of Highway 65 and Mohawk Road. The public was invited. Activities included: comments from key personnel, the ceremonial turning of dirt, and a reception following at the Green Hills Golf Course clubhouse.
December 13, 2012 - Signage consultant selected - APCO Graphics, Inc. - concept drawings of the various signs across the site, hospital, and MOB in progress;
-- HWA, the project architect, continues to review and approve submittals;
-- The sanitary and storm sewer work has been completed;
-- The steel framework of the new Hedrick Medical Center is taking shape;
-- Construction remains on schedule;
-- The last of the steel is expected to arrive on site after Jan. 1;
-- Placement should be completed in late February or early March:
-- Erection of the structural steel for the medical office building to follow the hospital.
Construction of Hedrick Medical Center and Hedrick Medical Plaza reached a milestone Thursday, March 7, 2013, when the final beam for the entire project was set in place. The beam had been signed by employees of Hedrick Medical Center, as well as medical staff, hospital board members, city representatives and construction workers, and was placed in the area that will become part of the lobby entrance of the medical office building. Work crews paused for a moment and joined a small group of people gathered on the west side of the site for a brief "Topping Out" ceremony and to witness placement of the final beam.
The open house of the new Hedrick Medical Center will be held Thursday,
January 23, 2014. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be at 2
p.m. with an open house to follow until 7 p.m. The ceremony is
open to the public. The hospital will have its grand opening Thursday,
February 13, 2014.
Real patients at Hedrick Medical Center
were moved at 6 a.m. Thursday, February