May 12, 2016

Lakewood, CO —Pinkard Construction, with Centura Health and ERDMAN broke ground on Centura Health’s newest combined emergency and urgency care center in Colorado.

St. Anthony CEO Jeff Brickman, Lakewood Mayor Adam Paul, Porter Adventist CEO Morre Dean and Centura Health Director Ambulatory Operations Ben Wiederholt, spoke in a brief ceremony. Representatives from Centura Health, operator Larkin Group and the former land owner, Chip Morrison, were then invited to begin demolition of the existing structures.

The new center, located at Wadsworth and Girton Ave, is approximately 10,000 sf, with 10 exam rooms, trauma room, laboratory, digital radiology room, bariatrics room, CT scan room, med prep area, drive-up EMS entrance, and extensive med gas. Formal demolition will begin Friday with opening slated for early January 2017.

Centura Health’s hybrid emergency/urgent care locations provide patients with both emergency and urgent care services Open 24/7, 365 days per year, these locations are enhancing the convenience and access to health services, while helping to lower the cost of care.

With 52 years headquartered in the Colorado Front Range, Pinkard Construction Company is a trusted name in Colorado commercial construction. For more information, please contact Jim Mellor at 303.986.4555 or visit our website at

Centura Health is comprised of 15 hospitals, eight affiliate hospitals, numerous health neighborhoods, health at home, urgent care centers and emergency rooms, mountain clinics, 100+ physician practices and clinics, and Flight For Life® Colorado. Centura ( meets the wellness needs of more than a half million people each year.

ERDMAN is providing strategic planning/architectural engineering and design for the Centura projects. Founded in 1951, ERDMAN has completed over 4,600 healthcare projects as a trusted partner with hundreds of physician groups, hospitals, and health systems. Over the last decade, ERDMAN has developed and constructed more than 550 healthcare facility projects, with a total aggregate value of more than $2.2 billion. Each of their facilities is recognized for high quality, efficiency, and innovative functionality. For more information contact Kevin Kirkhart at 206.300.2787 or visit