Underground Parking Garage, Beth Israel Hospital Clinical Care Facility

Location: Boston, MA (1993)

Owner: Beth Israel Hospital

Prior Experience: Eldon Abbott

Beth Israel Hospital (BIH) is a $96 million health care facility on Longwood Avenue. The new 12-story clinical center, completed in 1993, included a five-level, 750-car below-grade parking garage. Eldon Abbott, PE served as the Project Manager for the underground garage portions of the project. Construction issues involved slurry wall design and retention of the facade of the historic Massachusetts College of Art Building. The project included preparation of construction management and phasing plans, document control on-site representation as well as design review of geotechnical and structural elements.