More construction contracts award for QEII redevelopment project

More construction contracts have been awarded for the Dartmouth General Hospital's expansion and renovation.

The latest contracts are for the construction of the interior of the new addition and renovations within the existing hospital and have been awarded to the following companies:
-- Rodney Enterprises Limited, Dartmouth 
-- Commercial Flooring Group, Dartmouth
-- EEME Inc., Boisbriand, Quebec
-- Hill-Rom Canada, Mississauga, Ontario

Work includes flooring, window blinds, cabinets, toilet accessories, lockers, fire doors and grills, medical headwalls which hold gas and electrical outlets, patient lifts, cubicle tracks and curtains.

The total cost of these contracts is more than $3.9 million. 

Two sets of construction contracts were awarded earlier this spring. 

The expansion and renovations will result in the addition of 48 beds on the fifth floor, eight new operating rooms to replace four existing operating rooms and a new outpatient care space. 

The work also includes extensive upgrades to the entrance and diagnostic imaging areas.