UW Harborview Medical Center Bond Program

Category Medical Facilities
Location Seattle, WA
Owner University of Washington
Architect NBBJ
GC Turner Construction

This project consists of two separate buildings: the Ninth and Jefferson Building and the Inpatient Expansion Building.  The Ninth and Jefferson project is a 14-story, 440,000-square-foot medical office building with a 260,000-square-foot, 650-stall underground parking garage. This LEED Gold certified structure has a glass curtain wall on the tower portion and retail space around the base of the building. The 240,000-square-foot Inpatient Expansion project includes the construction of a new 70-foot long skybridge with a hanging expansion building below. The building includes an inpatient wing, housing additional operating rooms, Emergency Department capacity and inpatient beds. The  Harborview Medical Center Inpatient Expansion Building received a “Building of America” Award. Inspections include soil density, concrete, shoring, shotcrete, masonry, structural steel fabrication and erection, ultrasonic testing, brick panel fabrication, fireproofing, asphalt density and fiber reinforced polymer.