On November 13, 2015, Infrastructure Ontario and St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital announced that EllisDon Infrastructure STEGH Inc. has signed a fixed price contract to build and finance the hospital’s Emergency, Ambulatory and Mental Health Redevelopment Project.
The project, valued at $63.3 million, involves a three-storey, 106,000 square-foot addition to the current hospital building which will include the following new facilities: emergency department, surgical suite, medical devices reprocessing unit, acute mental health unit with 15 inpatient beds and ambulatory services, and an ambulance garage. All contractual steps have now been completed and EllisDon will mobilize on the site immediately. The project is proceeding under Infrastructure Ontario's alternative financing and procurement model.
The firm is counsel to Infrastructure Ontario and St. Thomas Elgin Hospital with respect to this project with a team that includes Merie-Anne Beavis, Lindsay Wong and Leslie Blumer.
Infrastructure Ontario is a crown agency of the Province of Ontario that delivers large, complex infrastructure renewal projects on time and on budget. Since 2007, the province has applied Infrastructure Ontario's alternative financing and procurement model to more than 80 projects.
St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital is a 166-bed facility providing comprehensive 24-hour coverage in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Anesthesia, Emergency and Family Medicine. As a fully accredited hospital, STEGH is proud to serve the city of St. Thomas, Ontario and all eight municipalities within the County of Elgin.