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Alvin H. Butz, Inc. Completes Lobby Renovations for Lehigh Valley Health Network

Allentown, PA, May 20, 2014 . . . Alvin H. Butz, Inc. recently completed renovations to the Medical Imaging Lobby at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest.

The lobby renovations and expansion added additional space, creating a more comfortable atmosphere while making it easier for patients and visitors to enter the building and find their destination within the hospital.

The multi-phased lobby renovations consisted of:

  • 806 sq. ft. of additional space
  • 2,500 sq. ft. of significant renovations
  • 4,000 sq. ft. of upgrades to the walls, floors and ceiling
  • New 4,600 sf. ft. canopy to replace the existing 1,800 sq. ft. canopy
All areas surrounding construction were occupied and fully functional during the renovations. The project also required strict compliance with Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) class 3 guidelines.

"The Butz project team was more than willing to work with us and incorporate a team mentality into the project," said Randal Shelly, Senior Project Manager at Lehigh Valley Health Network. "This ensured that all aspects of the project met our needs."

While construction was underway, employees and visitors of the hospital were allowed access to a temporary lobby entrance.

Prior to this project, Butz also completed an expansion and renovations to the hospital's rapid response laboratory and pathology department.

"Patient care is a top priority for both the hospital and the entire community, and we are pleased to know we've helped improve it," said Greg L. Butz, President and CEO of Alvin H. Butz, Inc.


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.

ABOUT LEHIGH VALLEY BUILDING TRADES: The Lehigh Valley Building & Construction Trades Council has been a leader in the movement to bring quality to the local construction industry. The various trade unions which are members of the Council provide contractors with highly skilled and motivated workers whose skill levels and work ethic are unrivaled anywhere else in the country. The excellent training and apprenticeship programs offered by Lehigh Valley Building & Construction Trades unions, in partnership with unionized employers, ensure the availability of competent, highly skilled, and productive workers to meet the needs of the construction industry. These workers continue to receive upgrade training, in order to keep their skills up to date on the newest technologies.

ABOUT THE LEHIGH VALLEY WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD, INC. with its premier workforce system called PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley ensures a world-class delivery system designed to meet business and industry needs. PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley provides a wide array of services including: access to the Pennsylvania JobGatewaySM job-matching system, hiring resources through Keystone Works and On-the-Job Training, recruitment, screening and candidate referral, rapid response services for industry start-ups and right-sizing, labor market data, tax credits, wage and benefits information, training education, assessments and business resources, targeted job fairs customized to workforce needs, Industry Partnership incumbent worker training resources, and connections to a diverse community network.



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