Wednesday January 31, 2018
Durr is working with Woodward Design+Build on the expansion of the Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center, located on the Ochsner Medical Center-Jefferson Highway campus. The demolition phase of the project, which included the removal of an existing MRI building, is nearly complete. Durr’s work on this project will also include site preparation and utilities.
The expansion of the Center is the result of a $20 million-dollar donation by New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson and his wife, Gayle. According to Ochsner’s Online Newsroom, the updated Center will include expanded oncology clinics, new chemo infusion stations, as well as infusion and clinic spaces for Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) patients. It will also be the new home of the Lieselotte Tansey Breast Center, currently located across Jefferson Hwy adjacent to the Ochsner Primary Care and Wellness.