Cedar Hill Medical Center’s framework finished, Washington

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On Thursday, Mayor Muriel Bowser, along with project partners, healthcare professionals, staff members, and community residents, celebrated completion structural framework at the Cedar Hill Regional Medical Center GW Health facility on the St. Elisabeths East Campus, Washington. The celebration marked the completion of the building’s structural framework by putting the final steel beam into place, symbolizing an important milestone in the project and recognizing the efforts toward delivering Washington, D.C.’s first full-service hospital in over 20 years.

Mayor Bowser said she is excited, stating that the completion of structural frame work ceremony brings them closer to realizing a long-standing vision of a high-quality hospital and healthcare system in the eastern part of the city. She emphasized the importance of Cedar Hill becoming a reliable, modern, and financially stable healthcare facility for residents. The Mayor thanked the dedicated employees, healthcare partners, and teams for their commitment to providing the city’s first new full-service hospital in more than two decades.

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Cedar Hill Regional Medical Center to provide comprehensive care to District residents

Once completed in 2025, Cedar Hill Regional Medical Center GW Health will provide comprehensive care to District residents, particularly those living east of the river. The $434.4 million facility will feature 136 beds, with the option to expand to 184 beds. It will include a verified trauma center, adult and pediatric emergency departments, maternal health and delivery services, physician offices and clinics, a community space, a 500-car garage, and a helipad for emergency transports.

The recent celebration marked the most important step since the hospital’s ground-breaking ceremony in February 2022. The construction of the hospital is being carried out by Turner-MCN Construction, managed by Universal Health Services, and designed by HOK-McKissack McKissack. The project adheres to a Project Labor and CBE Agreement, with over $101 million in services contracted to date, benefiting 27 local CBEs (Certified Business Enterprises), including seven businesses in Ward 8.