Eastern State Hospital

D.W. Wilburn served as construction manager at risk for the new Eastern State Hospital replacement facility in Lexington, Kentucky.

The project was a collaboration between the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, the University of Kentucky, and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System to offer advanced healthcare, improve economic development and educational research in the area.

Project features included a three-story, 273,000-SF main facility with 230 inpatient beds with four separate 13,000-SF residential facilities with a total of 48 beds.

Project challenges include large scale, complex construction project with fast track bid packages.

The project is LEED Silver.