UW Medical Center expansion requires tight choreography

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UW Medical Center expansion requires tight choreography

Mark Baughman

As with a dance performance being readied for Broadway, the second phase of a construction project at UW Medical Center will be highly choreographed to its last step, scheduled in 2017. 

The project poses several challenges, including the meshing of seven existing floors and utility systems with new spaces, and the proximity of construction to patient areas. All of this necessitates granular planning in order to maintain high levels of infection-control.