Add a Lesson Learned

Water Intrusion Prevention

Facility name: North Florida Regional Medical Center

Project name: NRFLMC-032018M-South Tower Vertical Expansion
Location: GAINESVILLE, FL
Project classification: Hospital – Vertical Expansion
Project type: Acute Care
Project number: 3091600012
Lesson Learned number: 42
Impact: Cost, Scope


Lesson Learned/Best Practice

Water intrusion prevention plan (WIPP) should include more permanent “dog house” enclosures from field verification (survey) through dry-in to ensure minimally runoff prevention from primary rain systems.  Teams should work with roofing contractor and steel fabricator to develop a system that is further developed than cut and patch systems.  This would also apply to stub columns.


Suggested Actions for Future Projects

At time of steel survey have a “dog house” construction plan to be installed.


Actions Taken / Current Status

Sent to HCA Construction Management team for consideration and follow-up action.

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