Bath Community Hospital
Hot Springs, Virginia
Tom Mullinax, AIA
Phase 1A includes a vast amount of site work over the entire hospital property. Modifications to the site include complete new water supply and waste utilities, a new storm water management facility, new and renovated parking lots, and an eighteen foot retaining wall. The three-story addition is also included in this phase. The addition consists of a structural steel frame with slab on grade and slab on deck floors. Load bearing CMU makes up the stair and elevator towers. The shell of the new addition includes structural metal studs with and EIFS exterior on the first floor and southern walls. The rest of the exterior is constructed out of an extensive curtain wall system. The interior walls are construted with metal framing and drywall. There are various finishes used in the addition, including carpet, vinyl flooring, wood flooring, ceramic tile and VCT. This addition adds the following features to the hospital: A new emergency department, trauma bays, exam rooms, orthopedic areas, administration areas, CT scanning room, and clinical service areas.
Phase 1B includes renovations to the existing hospital and entrance lobby. The renovations will take place in the current office spaces, exam rooms, physical therapy department and respiratory therapy department. This phase also includes an extensive abatement and demolition of the existing medical office building to allow for future expansions. Phase 1C will include renovations to the existing medical records and registration areas. While this work is underway, a new helicopter landing pad will be constructed adjacent to the new emergency department. The helicopter pad will include an electric snow melt system to allow for operation in inclement weather.