Each year, The Daily Reporter, a statewide construction newspaper, honors outstanding Wisconsin construction projects as Top Projects in Wisconsin. This year, two of Miron Construction Co., Inc.’s projects are being recognized: Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology
in Appleton, Wis. and Dane County Regional Airport Parking Expansion in Madison, Wis.
The awards, which will be presented at a banquet being held on May 19, 2016 at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee, recognize members of the construction industry—including general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers and owners—whose projects exceeded expectations in the year prior.
Below is some additional information about Miron’s award-winning projects:
Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology
Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology (FVHO) has been caring for patients in the Fox Valley and northeastern Wisconsin since 1990, emphasizing the respect of each patient as a person who has unique issues, hopes and needs. Its goal is to keep what’s best for the patient at the center of each treatment plan. With the increase in patients and respective rise in need for proper care, FVHO set out to build a new facility that would serve as a true destination for the care and treatment of patients with cancer and blood disorders.
In 2015, FVHO positioned construction of its new 70,000-square-foot facility as a true impetus for change. Its passion for creating a care/treatment destination for patients with cancer and blood disorders drove Miron Construction and the architects and engineers at McMAHON Associates, Inc., to facilitate an integrated, collaborative design and construction approach, yielding hundreds of patient-centered innovations. The team developed an “ideal model” that aligned the patient care philosophy, the physical environment and the operational structure. A departure from the traditional care approach, this model accelerated multiple innovative ideas: a custom-designed chemotherapy chair with full provider access, treatment neighborhoods, and the patent-pending concept—360 Degrees of Care.
The new center provides advanced cancer treatment options to an estimated 300 patients daily and offers a full complement of services in addition to oncology, hematology and radiation therapy. Additional services and benefits include a cafe, meeting space for support groups and access to chiropractors, physical therapists, acupuncturists, as well as mental health specialists and yoga instructors. This holistic, collaborative approach to care is furthered by building occupants and partner providers: The Diagnostic Center, Health & Wellness Family Care, Cafe Debé, Well Within Chiropractic, and Advanced Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine.
Dane County Regional Airport Parking Expansion
The Dane County Regional Airport (DCRA), which serves more than 1.6 million travelers per year, is a critical part of southcentral Wisconsin’s economy and plays a key role in the vitality of the area. A strong local airport allows businesses to expand their markets and to recruit talent and investment capital from around the country. The demand for parking was already greater than the existing supply, as annual passenger increases of four to six percent a year—well above the national average—led to a shortage of covered parking, prompting this expansion.
This project involved a 469,155-square-foot, three-level vertical expansion on the west side of the existing parking structure, adjacent to the terminal, adding more than 1,600 new parking spaces. Precast construction ensured a proper match to the architectural design of the 603,232-square-foot existing parking ramp. Both the west and east side structures (encompassing 3,200 parking stalls) underwent renovation, including revised parking access, a revenue control system for all airport parking, and additional site improvements on the airport campus.
Project photos included.