The South Campus Research Facility is located on an eight-acre site on Civic Center Boulevard, in Philadelphia, across from the Hospital’s clinical and research facilities. A.P. Construction was hired to perform complex undertakings for the comprehensive project. Some of the tasks were:
- Complete dewatering
- Soldier beam and lagging
- Tie back anchors
- Rock anchors and shotcrete
- Vertical rock anchors
Children’s Hospital’s South Campus now houses a high-tech translational research facility that comprises a central utility plant to support the entire Children’s Hospital campus, underground parking, and garage. In addition, an ambulatory building with outpatient care and day medicine was added to improve services for patients.
The full facility expansion was a $845 million endeavor and totals more than one million square feet.