Clark Construction Completes Transformation of Shuttered Chicago Hospital into Alternate Care Facility
BLUE ISLAND, ILL. — Clark Construction Group, in collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has completed the transformation of the MetroSouth Medical Center, a shuttered hospital just south of Chicago, into an alternate care facility to treat COVID-19 patients. Located in Blue Island, the facility now features 585 beds, including 265 high-acuity beds for critically ill patients. Clark completed the project in 22 days. The project team also included architect Perkins and Will, engineer Salas O’Brien, Hill Mechanical, Titan Electric, RG Construction and Consolidated Flooring. The MetroSouth Medical Center closed in late 2019.