Department of Veterans Affairs
Frontenac Engineering completed multiple projects as part of the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide open-ended architectural/engineering (A/E) services for the VA Heartland Network 15, including:
VA Medical Center – SCI Renovation and Dom Relocation
This VA project consisted of relocating the 50-bed domiciliary from building 52 to building 18, renovating three floors of building 18, and then renovating the first floor of building 52 to a 32-bed spinal cord unit. Planning and design of phasing the work was a key part of this project, as well as working with the paralyzed Veterans of America. The project included the upgrade of SCI unit facilities to PVA accessibility standards and the preservation of existing seismic retrofit upgrades. Special considerations included the construction staging and phasing to maintain SCI and DOM units in operation.
John Cochran Medical Center
Frontenac Engineering was the engineer of record for the of phased renovation of clinics located in building wings 3n, 5n, 8s. The project included phased renovation with one floor of swing space to allow for relocation of each clinic area during renovation work. The goals achieved were to centralize administrative areas and doctors offices while creating modern and efficient patient areas and to simplify access and movement of patients through the clinics.