St. Michael's Hospital

Milwaukee, WI

Hunzinger Construction Company

Radiology Renovation Phases I and II consisted of a total renovation of the existing Radiology Department on the Ground Floor of St. Michael Hospital. Phase I consisted of approximately 14,015 SF of renovated space which included four procedure rooms with adjoining private ADA bathrooms for each, three ultrasound rooms, files/film assembly room, state of the art MRI with adjoining control room, two CT rooms with one centralized control room, and a MRI waiting room. Radiology Renovation Phase I had to be sequenced so that the hospital was only down one room at a time, creating a multi-sequenced project. Radiology Renovation Phase II was the completion of the total renovation. The project consisted of approximately 7000 SF of renovation. Due to Radiology Renovation Phase I being sequenced one room at a time resulting in a lengthy project schedule, Hunzinger broke Phase II into three stages. Stage A incorporated three nuclear medicine patient rooms, two stress testing rooms, Vascular and Pain Clinic with waiting room for 5 persons, and Women's Imagining Clinic and waiting room for 10 persons. This stage was the final completion of all renovated equipment and procedure rooms. Stage B consisted of Women's and Men's changing rooms with metal lockers, Women's and Men's Waiting area, Staff Lounge, New Conference Room, and five separate office areas. Area C consisted of a new inpatient holding area for 5 beds with medical gas and seven public corridors. The Radiology Renovation Project was quite challenging. Construction areas had to be separated from the occupied hospital with a one hour partition maintained and checked hourly per state codes. One person was solely responsible in keeping the adjacent corridors clean of construction debris and dust at all times. Invited inspections from the State Inspector during the different stages of each phase was done to reduce the potential of not turning the proposed space over to the hospital for occupancy. During the construction the hospital changed many proposed rooms and equipment resulting in overall layouts and rough-in locations for MEPs to be changed.