Thrash Breaks Ground on New Medical Arts Complex for Lackey Memorial Hospital

October 22, 2021

Doctors, nurses, volunteers, and community partners recently gathered to celebrate the official groundbreaking of the new Medical Arts Complex for Lackey Memorial Hospital. The event was held with much fan fair and the excitement.

The 42,600-square-foot building will serve as the hospital’s primary location for a wide array of healthcare services. The project consists of two buildings, a renovation that will create a mixed occupancy building for Lackey Memorial Hospital and a new, freestanding central mechanical plant / maintenance building, which is designed to serve the renovated building an any future expansions.

The project includes a complex and extensive renovation of an existing industrial building. The design calls for the building to utilize the existing steel and concrete foundations within the new structure. Thrash’s Brandon office will be managing the construction of the project. Thrash Commercial Contractors has completed numerous healthcare projects within the state of Mississippi including East Mississippi State Hospital and Region 8 Mental Health Services.

Lackey Memorial Hospital first opened in 1952 and went on to become Mississippi’s first critical access hospital in 2000. Lackey Memorial Hospital is a family of doctors, nurses, and administrators committed to providing the community with superior and compassionate healthcare.

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