Blind/Spinal Cord Injury Rehab Center. Department of Veterans Affairs

"DeMaria Building Company turned over to the VA a quality building. I would recommend them for future projects."

Project Details

DeMaria, in a joint venture with Walsh, was selected by the Department of Veteran’s Affairs to build the new Blind & Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Centers at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital in Hines, IL., just outside of Chicago.DeMaria’s prior experience working with the VA helped keep this project on track. Additionally, the synergy created by the team led to the successful completion of this project.

Highlights include:

Two new buildings at 117,000 sf 34 beds for patients suffering from blindness 68 beds for spinal cord injuries

2 Boiler rooms

Cast-in-place basement walls

Exterior masonry

Precast construction

New utility systems, mechanical, and electrical Installation of lab equipment

New roads and walkways

Site preparation and phasing for demolition of existing structures