Facts about construction of Aurora Medical Center

  • The 2,458 tons of structural steel used in the construction is almost one-third the weight of the Eiffel Tower.
  • The 42,000 cubic yards of concrete is enough to cover 40 football fields.
  • The 3,282 tons of steel reinforcing in the concrete is equivalent to the weight of 3,500 automobiles.
  • The 145,824 square feet of precast brick panels that will make up the building's exterior would cover one and a half Washington Monuments.
  • The 1.3 million pounds of ductwork being installed is equivalent to two fully loaded Boeing 747s.
  • The 450,000 lineal feet of plumbing pipe would stretch from Milwaukee to Oshkosh.
  • The 550 miles of electrical wire would stretch from Milwaukee to Pittsburgh, Pa.