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Four Layton Projects Recognized as Idaho Top Projects

Aug. 4, 2010

Four Layton Construction projects have been recognized as 2010 Idaho Top Projects by the Idaho Business Review (IBR). The IBR publishes its Idaho Top Projects magazine annually. This year, the magazine features 64 commercial projects, ranked by dollar amount, that were started or completed in 2009 in the areas of government, office/retail and private. The top three projects in each category were honored at an awards reception held on the afternoon of July 28, 2010 at the newly renovated Idaho State Capitol Building in Boise, at which Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter spoke.

Layton's Top Projects include:

Portneuf Medical Center Expansion and Renovation

Ranked No. 1 in the Private category. The new 358,167-square-foot hospital, located in Pocatello, will include a six-story patient tower housing 187 acute care beds, a 25-bed emergency department and 16 newborn intensive care (NICU) beds. Among a full range of health care services offered are cardiovascular, oncology, pediatrics, orthopedics, MRI, CT and nuclear medicine services. Construction is expected to be complete in the summer of 2011.

Mountain View Hospital Expansion

Ranked No. 3 in the Private category. Layton completed a 12,000-square-foot addition and 4,000-square-foot remodel to the Mountain View Hospital in Idaho Falls, which increased patient rooms by 70 percent, operating capacity by 25 percent and provides an Emergency Room. The project was completed in February.

University of Phoenix

Ranked No. 5 in the Private category. Layton completed a 40,000-square-foot facility for the University of Phoenix in Meridian that houses administrative offices, classroom facilities and a coffee shop/lounge area. The building has achieved a LEED® Gold certification due to the incorporation of water- and energy-efficient systems, recycled and regionally produced materials, bike storage, showers and hookups for electric vehicles.

BSU Aquatic Center

Ranked No. 25 in the Government category. Layton is building an aquatic center addition to the Student Recreation Center at Boise State University. The 17,000-square-foot expansion includes a six-lane lap pool, 1,800-square-foot recreational pool, 12-person spa, locker rooms, classrooms and a fitness room. Construction will wrap up in the late summer/early fall of 2010.

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