McCarthy Completes Piedmont Newton Emergency Room

By: McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
COVINGTON, Ga. - July 23, 2019 - PRLog -- McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. ( Southern region completed the Piedmont Newton Emergency Room expansion and renovation located within Piedmont Newton Hospital in Covington, Ga. in May. The three-phase project consisted of a 5,000-square-foot expansion and 12,000-square-foot renovation of the existing emergency room area.

"Increasing the number of treatment rooms and adding state-of-the-art equipment to the emergency department is a tremendous benefit to the community," said, Eric Bour, M.D., CEO for Piedmont Newton Hospital. "We were proud to partner with McCarthy in our ongoing effort to provide the best care in a comfortable space for everyone who comes to our Emergency Department."

The expansion and renovation included the addition of a triage area and new waiting room as well as a 4,500-square-foot addition to the ground level of the existing emergency department. The new area houses two nursing stations, 16 patient treatment rooms, a new ambulance entrance and fully-equipped trauma room. Additionally, McCarthy renovated all existing areas of the emergency room. McCarthy began work on the emergency center in October 2017 and undertook all the of the work while the hospital remained fully functional. The project cost an estimated $9.5 million of which $4 million was generated through Special Purpose Local Option Sales Taxes (SPLOST) revenue.


About McCarthy

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. ( is the oldest privately held national construction company in the country – with more than 150 years spent collaborating with partners to solve complex building challenges on behalf of its clients. With an unrelenting focus on safety and a comprehensive quality program that span all phases of every project, McCarthy utilizes industry-leading design phase and construction techniques combined with value-add technology to maximize outcomes. Repeatedly honored as a Best Place to Work and Healthiest Employer, McCarthy is ranked the 12thst largest domestic general contractor (Engineering News-Record, May 2019). With approximately 3,700 salaried employees and craft professionals, the firm has offices in St. Louis, Atlanta; Collinsville, Ill.; Portage, Ind.; Kansas City, Kan.; Omaha, Neb.; Phoenix; Las Vegas; Denver; Dallas, Houston; and San Diego, Newport Beach, San Francisco, San Jose and Sacramento, Calif. McCarthy is 100 percent employee owned ( More information about the company is available online at or by following the company on Facebook (, Twitter (, LinkedIn ( and Instagram (

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