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Behind the Walls of BMH

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is a campus comprised of several buildings. Even the main hospital building isn’t really a single building, however, because many additions have been erected over the years as the hospital evolved. This is even true with our current Emergency Department renovation and expansion project. Part of this new facility is being built [...]

Counting Down Phase 2

One can clearly see the swift progress on phase two of the BMH Emergency Department expansion and renovation project. The finishing touches are being applied and we expect to complete this stage of the project in about two weeks. The pictures below show the nursing station desk is in place and much of the painting [...]

Walls, Walls and Walls

Walls! Yes, Walls! It certainly does not take much for me to get excited, but if you compare the photos below to ones I took a few weeks ago, you can see the reason for my excitement. What was a shell with some metal studs and folks installing utilities now boasts the “getting finished” look [...]

Back on Track

After discovering the ambulance dock roof would not met the current building codes for hospitals, phase II of our Emergency Department renovation and expansion project is now back on track. A complete reworking of the ambulance entrance will give us a better structure at the end of the day. Compare the picture below to the [...]

Phase II Underway

Having caught our breath following the completion of the ED project’s first phase, it’s time to update folks about how phase two is progressing! You may recall we discovered a section of wood-framing during renovation of the Main Entrance roof, which is NOT permitted by current hospital construction standards. Well, history repeats itself! It turns [...]

Almost there!

After months and months of hard work on the part of HP Cummings and the subcontractors, we are nearly ready to “christen” new entrances for the Hospital and Emergency Department. Below are a few shots showing walls and flooring all in place and the very last of the finishing touches being applied. The first is [...]

Down to the wire!

The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new entrances to the hospital and Emergency Room is set for August 5. So it’s a good thing that all the pieces and parts are coming together as planned. This first photo looks toward the new Emergency Department walk-in entrance from the area of the new rapid treatment rooms. Flooring [...]

Phase one almost complete

As the first phase of our project comes close to entering the final month, the interior is nearly finished. Here is the café serving area. The distinctive ceiling helps define the space: On the exterior, our Doorway to Exceptional Care is also taking physical form. The windows and metal trim are in progress; What you [...]