MERCY HEALTH RIVERSIDE
MERCY HEALTH RIVERSIDE
Open in January 2019, Mercy health’s Javon Bea Hospital and Physician Clinic–Riverside is a six-story, 194-bed regional tertiary referral hospital and a state-designated Regional Perinatal Center for an 11-county region in northern Illinois and a four-county region in southern Wisconsin. The facility includes a host of services for moms and babies, including 55+ pediatric specialists in 29+ different specialties, a 52-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Small Baby Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Pediatric Unit, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Services and Birthing Center. The adult inpatient services include Medical/Surgical, Intensive Care and Step-Down Intensive Care units, a Level I Emergency/Trauma Center, a host of hybrid technology and outpatient surgery services for both children and adults. The building also features a four-story specialty physician clinic.
JM Irrigation worked with Woodland Commercial to complete this amazing project that took us just over a year to complete (weather permitted of course). This irrigation installation included 159 zones including the rooftop plantings. Within those zones, we had 3,413 heads and 2.2 miles of wire.
- 650,700 pounds (825 tons) of stone was installed on the campus, which is equivalent to 2,640,000 cans of soup.
- The mosaic wall is made up of 181,366 1-inch tiles. If laid end to end, they would stretch 2.8 miles.
- Workers laid over 14 miles of irrigation pipe.
- 51,900,000-square-feet was painted, which is approximately 45 acres.
- 1,114 trees, 4,282 shrubs and 9,850 perennials were planted.
- The campus is encircled by 2.3 miles of walking paths.
- 12,000 LED light fixtures were installed.
- The campus boasts 1,274 parking spaces.
- Over 4,200 tons of structural steel was used. This is equivalent to over 7.62 billion paper clips.
- 20,938 cubic yards of concrete was used for foundations, building slabs, and site paving.
- Over 2,000 employee/partners have spent 34,000 hours in training and education on the processes, procedures and new equipment at this facility.
- 200 employee/partners have each spent over 200 hours on mock tabletop and live drills on how to safely and smoothly move patients between facilities.