Harrington HealthCare at Webster Emergency Department Addition/ Renovation

Expanding and Renovating an Emergency Department to Accommodate Anticipated Growth


Webster, MA


Harrington Hospital

Project Cost

$7.5 million


The design/build team led a 13,000 sf expansion and renovation of the Harrington HealthCare at Webster Emergency Department in Webster, Massachusetts.

About the Project

The previous emergency department handled 12,000 cases a year—a number that is expected to rise by several thousand in the next few years. This renovation and expansion project increased the number of beds and total square footage so the Harrington HealthCare System can accommodate the anticipated increase in patient traffic.

The new emergency department includes:

The design and construction team worked with the Webster’s planning department to improve site conditions, parking, traffic flow patterns, and safety. This project also included significant mechanical and electrical infrastructure changes and upgrades.

Project Challenges & Solutions

The largest challenge for this project was upgrading the existing electrical system and taking over the front entrance to construct the new addition.


This project was completed on time and under budget. The project duration was twelve months.


Program & Construction Management
Mechanical, Electrical, & Telecom Engineering
Architecture & Sustainable Design