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Angelo State University to Begin Construction on Sports Clinic

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Rendering of the future Shannon ASU Sports Medicine & Clinic. Courtesy of O'Connell Robertson.

 

Posted: 6-5-2017, 3:26 p.m.

by Adolfo Pesquera

San Angelo (Tom Green County) - Construction will begin later this month on a $7.25 million sports medicine clinic for student athletes at Angelo State University.

Austin-based Lott Brothers Construction Company, the general contractor, will accept bids from subcontractors until noon tomorrow (June 6) for work on new construction of a 27,800-square-foot Shannon ASU Sports Medicine & Clinic.

There are three components to the project. There is an outdated athletic field house that must be demolished. In its place, ASU wants a "Health Clinic for Shannon Health System, and Shannon's Sport Medicine outpatient services for area high school and professional athletes," the summary of work document states.

San Antonio-based O'Connell Robertson is the architect.

According to Angelo State University and Shannon Health, the project was approved in late January. This single-story building will be located adjacent to the Junell Center/Stephens Arena on South Jackson Street.

In a prepared statement, university president Dr. Brian J. May said, "The opportunity to partner with Shannon Health on this new facility and enhanced sports medicine services takes health care to a new level for our students and San Angelo."

The facility was designed to accommodate two radiology rooms, a lab draw room, a 5,000-square-foot sports medicine and physical therapy center, and a 5,000-square-foot area for the ASU Athletics training staff. At a later date, there will also be a Shannon walk-in clinic for family care, ASU said.

The project is expected to reach completion by March 1, 2018.

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Adolfo Pesquera is a veteran news journalist. He has worked for Hearst Corp., American Lawyer Media, News Corp and Freedom Communications. His work has been published in newspapers and magazines across the USA. He is a journalism graduate of UT-RGV. He writes, edits and creates digital pages for VBX.