Surgical Infill, Emergency Department and Tower - UC Health

Cincinnati, OH


  • Assignment: Construction Manager
  • Architect: CannonDesign
  • Mechanical Engineer: Heapy
  • Structural Engineer: THP Limited
  • Civil Engineer: The Kleingers Group


As the largest construction project in the health system’s history, this project includes a 41,000 sf expansion and renovation of the existing Emergency Department (ED) at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, comprising of a three-story patient tower above the new ED and a new four-story surgical building to add operating room capacity and improve flow.


  • Serving as the region’s only Adult Level I Trauma Center, it is critical that construction activities do not impede on ambulance, air-care and vehicular traffic. 
  • The project team is placing a strategic focus on utilizing Messer’s 5S Program to drive safety consistency and a best-in-class standard.

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