Children's Hospital Seattle Campus Expansion Phase I

Category Medical Facilities
Location Seattle, WA
Owner Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Rep Seneca Real Estate Group, Inc
Architect Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership
Eng Coughlin Porter Lundeen
GC Sellen Construction Co., Inc.

The Children's Hospital Seattle Campus Expansion Phase I is the first of four phases in Children’s 20-year expansion plan. The 330,000-square-foot Phase I expansion will add 80 beds in a new high-rise patient care building that will connect to an existing building with a five-story pedestrian bridge. A new emergency department will occupy the ground floor. Other additions include a kitchen and service dock. The new expansion includes a seismic force resisting system with special steel moment frames, which incorporate the latest AWS and AISC seismic welding requirements. Inspections and testing include reinforced concrete, shotcrete, structural steel fabrication, structural steel erection, fireproofing, augercast piles, welding, ultrasonic testing, magnetic particle testing and floor flatness testing.