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Safety Complex Updates
Safety Complex Updates

Welcome to the City Communications update page on the $40 million transformation of the former St. Mary’s Hospital campus into a new complex for the Police and Fire Departments, E911, Pension System offices and City Court operations. Visit here for regular updates, photos and videos on the demolition and construction. The new safety complex is scheduled to be finished by early 2022. Learn more at www.knoxvilletn.gov/safetycomplex.




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This week, tons of pulverized debris are being graded into place on the grounds of the City's Public Safety Complex - a process that is both economical and environmentally sound. With the grading, ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Apr 07, 2021 at 12:23 PM
  
Lots of concrete began to pour on the last weekday in February. Crews with Al Blankenship Enterprises have continued since then, forming and pouring new foundation walls at the City's Public Safety ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Mar 15, 2021 at 11:39 AM
  
The last weekday in February was nicknamed "Pour Day," because that was the day when Al Blankenship Enterprises employees poured 100 cubic yards of concrete. A hundred yards - that's the length of ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Mar 04, 2021 at 12:41 PM
  
For the past year, the images you've seen from the Public Safety Complex reconstruction site in North Knoxville have mostly been of demolition - obsolete St. Mary's Hospital buildings coming down, or ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Mar 02, 2021 at 3:51 PM
  
This week, more new foundation wall is taking shape where a new City Court courtroom will be built. Al Blankenship Enterprises formed this section of wall and poured concrete (below). The work crew ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Feb 19, 2021 at 10:19 AM
  
Heading into mid-February, a lot of different tasks are underway at the Public Safety Complex reconstruction site in North Knoxville - some additions (a new foundation wall), and some subtractions (go ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Feb 11, 2021 at 5:13 PM
  
This week at the Public Safety Complex reconstruction site, crews with Al Blankenship Enterprises are working on the east and west end footers at the Central Wing Annex, tying in rebar. Below-grade ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 27, 2021 at 6:05 PM
  
Last year, the obsolete Annunciation Wing of the vacated St. Mary's Hospital in North Knoxville was leveled. Now, Renascent contractor crews have begun demolishing the tall foundation walls that once ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 22, 2021 at 10:16 AM
  
More TLC continues to be given to the beloved 1929 Building, the original marble-accented St. Mary's Hospital building in North Knoxville that's being preserved by the City. The restoration of the 92- ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 15, 2021 at 9:41 AM
  
As 2020 comes to a close, it's a good time to reflect on the progress that's been made by contractor crews as they convert the vacant St. Mary's Hospital campus in North Knoxville into a new $40 milli ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 23, 2020 at 11:32 AM
  
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