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Alvin H. Butz, Inc. completes expansion project at Geisinger Community Medical Center - Scranton

Allentown, PA, December 1, 2016 . . . Alvin H. Butz, Inc., part of The Butz Family of Companies, recently completed a major expansion and multi-phased renovation at Geisinger Health System's Community Medical Center in Scranton, PA.

The expansion broke ground in June 2013. The 200,300 square-foot project involved four stories of new and renovated construction in and around the existing hospital. New construction included a four-story overbuild above the existing active Emergency Department and a new four-story wing with a deep basement below. Construction also included a new pedestrian sky bridge which connects the visitor's parking garage to the second floor of the new wing.

Features of the expansion included:

  • Central Sterilization Reprocessing
  • New main lobby doubling the size of the previous
  • Clinic / Patient Admissions Testing
  • OR suite with 14 new Operating Rooms
  • Intensive/Critical Care Unit (ICU) with 18 beds

Features of the renovations included:

  • GI suite
  • Electrophysiology Lab (EP)
  • Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
  • Pre-Op suite
  • OR Support space; lockers, lounge & offices
  • Oncology suite


ABOUT ALVIN H. BUTZ, INC. AND THE BUTZ FAMILY OF COMPANIES: The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alexander Building Construction Co., Alvin H. Butz, Inc. and Shoemaker Construction Co., provides exceptional, comprehensive construction management and design/build services, led by a strong commitment to complete customer satisfaction with special attention to safety, quality and value. The firm possesses significant experience in the construction of healthcare facilities, colleges/universities, corporate office buildings, manufacturing facilities, sports and entertainment venues, government buildings, K-12 schools and retail buildings serving Pennsylvania, New Jersey and northern Delaware.



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