Carlson was selected to provide general contracting services for the new Hoopeston Regional Health Center Nursing Home, a subsidiary of the Carle Healthcare Foundation. The 140 bed skilled care facility is a regulated Illinois Department of Public Health Medical Facility meeting all of the specifications for mechanical, fire protection and life safety requirements of the IDPH.
The facility included an exterior clad building with a combination of brick veneer and fiber cement siding constructed on a poured in place concrete foundation system. The pre-engineered truss system utilized a combination of asphalt shingles and TPO roofing materials. The site work for the project also included storm water pollution prevention, demolition of existing structures, mass grading, on and off site utilities, storm water management system, site concrete walks and curbs as well as substantial landscaping, site amenities and perimeter protective fencing.
Carlson value engineered approximately 1.5 million dollars from the project budget. This included modifying the foundation, framing and structural systems, the HVAC system, electrical circuitry layout, windows, doors and utility configurations.