P1 wins mechanical project at new Fort Riley hospital

FORT RILEY, Kan. – P1 Group, Inc. has teamed up with MMC Contractors in a joint venture to win the mechanical and plumbing work for the construction of the new Fort Riley Irwin Army replacement hospital in Fort Riley, Kan.

The project will feature BIM CAD detailing and large amounts of piping and plumbing fabrication.

P1 Group was awarded this project in Spring 2011 and expects to complete it by June 2013.

Scope of Work

  • 577,988-square-foot total hospital which includes a 263,000-square-foot In-Patient Community Hospital and a 289,000-square-foot Out-Patient Clinic and new central energy plant
  • Six stories
  • 2,800-square-foot ambulance garage
  • 207,304-square-foot three-story parking garage


  • (3) 750-ton chillers and cooling towers
  • (2) 160-ton heat recovery chillers
  • (23) custom air handling units totaling 440,740 CFM
  • (3) 10,043-MBH hot water boilers
  • (2) 4,400-MBH steam boilers and deaerator
  • (2) clean steam generators with stainless steel steam distribution piping to all humidifiers
  • Pumps, computer room cooling, & isolation valves for critical isolation room control


  • (1,235) plumbing fixtures
  • (657) medical gas outlets and (37) medical gas headwall units
  • (1) 30,000-gallon and (2) 20,000-gallon underground fuel tanks and underground fuel oil piping
  • Roof drains and piping
  • Natural gas piping


  • Install temperature control system for new hospital

Congratulations to the following associates who were integral in securing this work for P1 Group:

  • Jim Gathen, COO
  • Mike Gossman, Executive President
  • Bruce Belcher, President
  • Kollin Knox, President
  • Pete McCall, Executive Vice President
  • Bill Frede, Preconstruction Manager
  • Jerry Phillips, Senior Mechanical Estimator
  • Joe Camren, Estimator
  • Jeff Peterson, Estimator
  • Jason Quattlebaum, Senior Project Manager
  • Paul McAnerney, Project Manager
  • Ron McCall, Project Manager
  • Dolan Boxberger, Project Engineer

Jason Quattlebaum, senior project manager, and Paul McAnerney, project manager, will oversee this project.