NAVFAC Washington Awards $570 Million Contract for Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Additions

Story Number: NNS191125-16Release Date: 11/25/2019 2:32:00 PM
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From Naval Facilities Engineering Command Public Affairs

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Washington awarded a $570 million firm-fixed-price contract to Clark Construction Group, LLC, of Bethesda, Md., for the construction of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) addition and alteration at Naval Support Activity Bethesda Nov. 12.

The renovation of, and addition to, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center will provide wounded warriors, active duty military personnel and their families with world-class healthcare services based on the principles of evidence-based design. This work consists of constructing a new addition for in-patient and outpatient medical care, renovation of two existing hospital buildings and demolition of six existing aged and deficient hospital buildings.

The project implements a comprehensive master plan to provide sufficient world-class military medical facilities and an integrated system of healthcare delivery for the National Capital Region.

Specific goals of the project include single-bed patient rooms, promotion of family-centered care, use of natural light, and establishing clear way finding for patients, families, visitors and staff. 

The project modernized architectural and engineering systems, improved clinical spaces to support adjacencies, provide functional areas for the Women’s Center and Ambulatory Surgery suites. It will also modernize the Graduate and Professional Medical Education facility and integrate the latest medical technologies throughout the medical center infrastructure.

Work will be performed in Bethesda, Md., and is expected to be completed by March 2026. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website with one proposal received.


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