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EllisDon lands $353M hospital contract

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December 18, 2014 by STAFF REPORT

EllisDon Infrastructure JBH Inc has been awarded the $353.6 million contract to redevelop the Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, Ontario.

The project will include:

  • New seven-storey patient care tower
  • 172 new beds
  • New emergency department
  • Nine new operating rooms
  • A post-anesthetic care unit
  • New and expanded cancer clinic
  • Expanded ambulatory care programs
  • Renovated level 2B neo-natal intensive care unit
  • Expanded diagnostic imaging services
  • Expanded medical, surgical and outpatient services
  • A new main entrance

At the peak of construction, there will be approximately 250 to 300 workers on-site. EllisDon estimates that approximately 50-75 per cent of the labour for the Joseph Brant Hospital project will come from the Burlington area.

Construction is expected to be complete in fall 2018.