New Orleans’ Hurricane Proof VA Hospital


(08/08/2012)
Among the losses of Hurricane Katrina and the flooding it brought to the Gulf Coast, perhaps one of the greatest blows was the destruction of vital structures like VA medical hospital in the New Orleans area. Now the Department of Veterans Affairs is constructing a replacement, which is intended as a massive upgrade over the previous facility. Major hurricanes have been known to devastate local medical services, leaving them crippled for years in some cases.

New Orleans Hotel Imploded for New Medical Center


(07/26/2012)
A new hospital complex, the University Medical Center of Louisiana in New Orleans is set to be the single largest hospital construction site in the world, according to a statement.

Bridge Loan Bolsters Funding for New Orleans Hospital


(12/03/2010)
Construction on the new $69 million St. Bernard Parish Hospital and Medical Center will begin after the St. Bernard Parish Council helped acquire a $41 million bridge loan in case federal funding was delayed.

$1 Billion NOLA Hospital Project Begins


(07/23/2010)
Construction of a new $1 billion, 1.7-million-square-foot U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs medical center recently started in New Orleans’ Mid-City neighborhood.