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Natalie Kozimor

Natalie Kozimor

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Cruising along!

 This afternoon, Sellen Construction placed the last piece of structural steel on the medical office building portion of the new Swedish campus in the Issaquah Highlands.

View of the medical office building

Top Ten Things to Know About Swedish Issaquah

What if you could build a brand-new hospital from scratch? How would you build it to be the most patient-friendly, forward-thinking facility of its kind? Swedish has that opportunity on this new Issaquah Highlands campus. Here are the top 10 reasons why this facility will be different:

A Glimpse Inside Swedish Issaquah

 Here are a couple renderings of the inside of the medical center. Swedish/Issaquah will not only be one of the most energy-efficient health-care facilities in the country, but a place with a comfortable atmosphere.

The medical center is designed to be a warm, comforting environment emphasizing natural light, spectacular views and healing gardens.

Main entry/lobby area

Progress!

View looking south

Click here to see additional photos from campus.  

Up in the Air over Swedish Issaquah

 Here’s a fun look at the Issaquah hospital construction site. Construction continues at an aggressive pace! Literally, tons of re-bar and concrete are being installed and poured. 

Meet Janet Barry

 The former superintendent of the Issaquah School District now turns her attention to educating Swedish about what the community wants in its new hospital.

March Mania at Swedish Issaquah

 As of early March, Sellen Construction had poured 2,224 cubic yards of concrete and placed 286 tons of re-bar at the Swedish site. A majority of this material was used for the structural footing and foundation wall of the medical center.

Also in March, shoring wall, excavation and structural footing activities started for the Medical Office Building (MOB) portion of the facility. A second large crane has also been delivered and erected. As the project continues, this additional crane provides needed support in hoisting materials for the MOB and hospital wings.

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