EL PASO, Tex. (Nov. 30, 2016) – Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) has been selected to build the new Medical Science Building II at Texas Tech University’s Health Sciences Center in El Paso, Texas.
The $62 million project includes the construction of a 227,000-square-foot facility, housing complex research laboratories, lecture halls and classrooms, teaching space, faculty/researcher and staff offices and campus support space. Sundt’s scope of work also includes expanding utility infrastructure, adding additional parking and improving the surrounding landscape.
“The new facility will support Texas Tech University’s Health Sciences Center, El Paso’s expanding research program, the existing Medical and Nursing Schools, as well as its new Dental School program,” said Sundt Project Director Joe Riccillo. “This project is just one example of the university’s commitment to addressing the growing health needs of the border area through academic and research programs.”
Sundt has a history of more than 45 years and more than $2 billion of project work throughout the Lone Star State. Among the general contractor’s notable Texas projects are the ongoing GO 10 in El Paso; the El Paso County 911 Regional Communications Center, El Paso; West Seventh Street Bridge, Fort Worth; Warrior in Transition Barracks at Fort Bliss, Fort Sam Houston and Fort Hood; Reunion Tower, Dallas; Legacy Town Centers, Plano; work at Austin Bergstrom International Airport; the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) 911 Dispatch Center, San Antonio and the Career and Technology Education (CATE) building at Brackenridge High School, San Antonio.
Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 126-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial and building work and is known for its commitment to quality and innovative approach to construction services. Sundt has 10 offices throughout Arizona, California, Texas and Utah and is 100 percent owned by its approximately 1,600 employees. The company is consistently ranked among the Best Places to Work by business publications in multiple cities and in 2016 it was named the nation’s safest construction company by the Associated General Contractors of America for the second time in a decade – an honor no other contractor can claim. Sundt’s charitable arm, the Sundt Foundation, recently crossed the $7.2 million mark in donations made to hundreds of nonprofit organizations across the country.