Little Rock-based healthcare organization Arkansas Children’s Hospital celebrated the “topping out” Wednesday (Sept. 28) of its Arkansas Children’s Northwest campus in Springdale.
ACH board members and staff welcomed donors and volunteers to the construction site between Don Tyson Parkway and Highway 412, across from Arvest Ballpark. A beam painted white and covered in signatures from supporters was raised into place on the steel super structure.
In construction, the “topping out” of a building is a builder’s rite and a long-standing tradition. The beam is the tallest beam that will be placed on the project.
The project is being built on 37 acres and consists of a 233,613-SF hospital that will include:
24 inpatient beds to care for children requiring... [ MORE ]