Caregivers gathered to watch the final beam placed in the the construction of the new Sparrow Ionia Hospital. The last beam, covered in signatures from Caregivers, community members, and donors, will support the ambulance entrance to the hospital.
Recent photos from the Sparrow Ionia Construction site highlight our progress on the first new hospital in the mid-Michigan region in decades.
The new hospital is being built to LEED-certification standards as Sparrow moves to be better stewards of our resources while creating healing environments for our Patients. Construction materials and waste are sorted on site by type for proper disposal and recycling.
Caregivers at Sparrow Ionia Hospital gathered for a picnic on Aug. 7 and had the chance to leave their mark on the new Sparrow Ionia Hospital currently under construction. One of the final beams to be placed is making appearances at several upcoming events giving Caregivers and the community the opportunity to sign their name to a piece of history.
Construction is moving along this summer with exciting changes as we move toward the Spring 2015 opening. This project is one of many Sparrow renovations that have resulted in more than $250 million reinvested in the region over the last three years.
After the long winter and lots of ground work, we are finally starting to see some construction progress on the new Sparrow Ionia Hospital. Portions of the concrete foundation and steel support beams started going into place the first week of July.
The all new, state-of-the-art hospital will feature 22 Patient rooms, outpatient services including Chemo and Infusion Lab, X-ray, Nuclear Medicine, Emergency Department with private patient rooms, triage area and two trauma rooms, Surgery Department with 2 ORs, Administrative offices , a cafeteria and education center.
The $25M project broke ground in October 2013 and is expected to be completed in the Spring 2015.
Sparrow Ionia Hospital today broke ground on the first new hospital in the mid-Michigan region in decades.
The new, two-story hospital will have expanded emergency, surgery, and outpatient services including all digital radiology, private Patient rooms, and enhanced safety and security. The new hospital is being built to LEED-certification standards as we move to be better stewards of our resources while creating healing environments for our Patients.
The groundbreaking ceremony was held at the 44-acre site of the new facility, located on South M-66 (South State Road) just south of the Ionia County Airport, and featured a keynote address by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, a native of Ionia County, and Ionia Mayor Dan Balice.
All new, state-of-the-art hospital with 22 Patient rooms, outpatient services including Chemo and Infusion Lab, X-ray, Nuclear Medicine, Emergency Department with private patient rooms, triage area and two trauma rooms, Surgery Department with 2 ORs, Administrative offices cafeteria and education center.
- 65,000 sq. ft.
- $25M project budget
- Construction start: Fall 2013
- Estimated completion: Spring 2015