The Engineering Projects Department at the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine announced the resumption of work on the Zaki Hospital project in Babylon Governorate, after a hiatus of more than five years. The last stage reached in the project was the completion of the concrete structure of the main building, and part of he wiring of the systems.
The head of the department, Engineer Dea' Majeed al-Sa'egh, told Al-Kafeel Network: "The work is currently being carried out in parallel lines and according to a work plan, which was established to implement the joints of the project within its design plans. The main building of the hospital is witnessing the completion of cutting, arming, carpentry works, pouring bridges over doors and windows, installing steel sections for doors and windows for all floors, and laying and isolating cooling ducts on the ground floor.”
He added: "As for the attached building or services, the excavation of the area designated for its construction, arming and pouring the pillars, has been completed, in addition to burying what was excavated with boulder with good grading, and burying the mixed gravel with pits, in addition to the Pouring a layer of (blinding) with a thickness of (10 cm) under the gravel foundation, and waterproofing a layer of (blinding) with an area of (1800) square meters, then proceeding with preparing the concrete columns as planned.".
It is worth noting that the hospital is built on an area of 16,166 square meters, divided into two parts. The first is the main building of the hospital and consists of three floors and a basement floor, with a capacity of (230) beds with a number of medical specialties, while the second section is a building dedicated to services and consists of six floors.