CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. — Skanska USA, a division of the Sweden-based construction company, has been chosen for a $142 million renovation and expansion of University Hospital, located on the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville.
The main part of the expansion will be a 425,000-square-foot, 15-story tower on a plot adjacent to the current hospital, a helipad that is no longer in use. The expansion includes a new emergency department, surgical suites, a six-story inpatient section and expanded ancillary services.
The project also includes 95,000 square feet of renovations to the existing buildings, including new drop-off and entry points for the ambulances.
The project will be completed in phases. The tower is scheduled..