• Location: Washington, Kansas

Washington County Hospital is a not-for-profit critical access hospital. The 25-bed critical access hospital and 43-bed nursing home offers the surrounding community inpatient, outpatient, long-term care, and emergency services. This project included six different phases of construction. The facility won a Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Obstetrics. Alvine Engineering provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering services for this project.

Project highlights:

  • Preliminary investigations revealed the necessity for the complete replacement of the mechanical systems.
  • Phasing of construction was necessary in order for the facility to remain operational during construction.
  • Medical gas distribution system including oxygen, vacuum, and medical air.
  • Nurse call systems, lighting, and lighting controls were all updated.