JPS Health Network broke ground on the first site in a four-phase revitalization project on Wednesday.
The $800 million bond program, which was approved in 2018, is bolstered by $600+ million of JPS operational cash — totaling $1.5 billion — and includes five major projects in the first phase.
Psychiatric Emergency Center (PEC)
Construction will start on the Psychiatric Emergency Center at the intersection of Allen Street and South Jennings Avenue by the end of the year. The $80 million PEC is located at the former site of the Hemphill Behavioral Health Center, which was demolished for this project. The new facility will replace JPS’ current 30-patient psychiatric emergency room on the 10th floor of the Main Campus hospital with a facility that caters to 90 patients.
Medical Home Southwest Tarrant
In December, JPS will break ground on the Medical Home Southwest Tarrant, a primary and specialty care medical clinic at the intersection of Mesa Springs Drive and Granbury Road. The $37 million facility will be designed and constructed by Byrne Construction Services, Post L Group, and SBL Architecture. This is the only portion of the first phase that is not located on JPS’ Main Campus.
Medical Office Building (MOB) + Magnolia Parking Garage
The parking lot of the current JPS Professional Office complex will be transformed into a $112 million, 400,000-sqft medical office building and a $63 million parking garage.
During the construction of these facilities, $15 million of temporary transitional parking will be created to match the hospital’s needs. The current JPS Green Space will be used for temporary parking before it is developed.
Pavilion North Expansion
A $74 million Patient Care Pavilion will connect current hospital facilites with the new towers set to be constructed over the green space in a future phase.
Central Utility Plant (CUP)
Jacobs Engineering is currently completing a feasibility and cost-saving study on a $128 million co-generation plant that will provide power, heating, and cooling for the entire JPS complex.
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