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Completed Facilities Projects

The Anschutz Medical Campus Infrastructure Development


Project Overview

Building Demolition 700,000 square feet of existing buildings have been demolished to make room for new buildings, infrastructure improvements, parking and removal of hazardous structures.

Campus Distribution Loop

A new campus loop has been developed to organize the distribution of underground utilities. While utility components within the loop have been designed to serve the ultimate campus buildout, they have been completed "just-in-time" to serve building needs as they occur within available funding. These utilities include:

Drainage, Storm Sewer, Sanitary Sewer and Water lines

The replacement of existing underground "wet utilities" with new storm, sanitary sewer and water lines has been necessary to serve the long-term need for increased capacity and differing uses of the new buildings. New water lines also support the increased water pressure requirements for new high-rise buildings. Temporary storm retention and detention ponds have been necessary in some cases until long-term storm sewer lines could be built.

Steam and Chilled Water

New mechanical piping and utility vault connections located proximate to planned new buildings have been completed. These utilities originate at the campus Central Utility Plant and allow for two-way distribution for efficient maintenance without disrupting campus service.

Electrical Distribution

Electrical distribution duct banks and feeders have been installed, as well as new circuits, new underground vaults, switches, breakers and other electrical components


Telecommunications distribution duct banks and feeders have been installed.


The landscaping of campus common areas includes the property fronting Colfax Avenue from Wheeling to Quentin Streets.


New roadways have been developed which organize campus vehicular circulation, service access and pedestrian and bikeways. They have been organized to distribute parking toward the campus exterior and support pedestrian circulation on the interior of the campus. Roadway "cross-sections" have been developed to plan and organize all underground utilities to allow for access and future maintenance and are coordinated with the campus distribution loop. Roadways incorporate adjacent landscaping, walkways and signage.

Phase 10 Infrastructure development includes the following:

Building Demolition

Demolition of US Army buildings 220, 226, 632 and 633 to clear space for infrastructure routing, building development, parking and removal of hazardous structures.

Water and Storm Sewer

Installation of water and storm lines in Victor Street.

Telecommunications Duct bank

New duct bank in 17th Avenue as well as west of the Fitzsimons Commons.

Sanitary Sewer

New sanitary sewer lines in 17th Ave.

Project Manager

Ken Neeper, 303-724-0749


Mike Vigil, 303-724-

Project Architect


General Contractor


Gross Square Footage


Project Cost

$58.6 million

Project Completion

Summer/ Fall 2007

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