PASADENA, Calif., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it is providing construction management agency (CMa) services for the new, 1.2-million-square-foot Veterans Affairs (VA) replacement medical center facility for the Eastern Colorado Health Care System/Department of Veterans Affairs in Aurora, CO.
Officials did not disclose the contract value.
The new medical center, which replaces the existing VA Medical Center serving Denver and surrounding areas, includes a 184-bed VA Hospital, spinal cord injury/diagnostic center, medical clinic, dental clinics, community living center and laboratories, in addition to supporting functions that include administration, training, recreation, energy and utilities. Congress authorized the use of $800 million to fund the new medical center, which is scheduled for completion in 2014. The project is targeted for U.S. Green Building Council LEED-Silver certification.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Tom McDuffie stated, "Leveraging our leading national healthcare expertise, we are committed to deliver a facility that enables the VA to provide quality healthcare to our veterans in this area."
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.
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