WAUKESHA - Plans
for a new ProHealth Care outpatient clinic for cancer patients
was rolled out Wednesday before the Waukesha County Board of
The board then approved a request by clinic
builder - Gilbane Building Co. of Milwaukee - to erect a
126-foot tall fixed-base crane that’s needed to put the
building’s concrete frame in place, according to a letter from
Jon C. Scholz, Gilbane’s senior project executive.
The new clinic
will be at N16-W24132 Prairie Court, City of Pewaukee, on the
14-acre site of a vacated medical supply building, Scholz told
board members. The clinic will provide cancer treatments for
“It will be a
phenomenal building in its design,” Scholz said.
construction site is within a half-mile of the Waukesha County
Airport and the tall crane violates the airfield’s air
navigation height restriction. Scholz appeared at the board
meeting to obtain a variance from the restrictions so the crane
could be erected.
county’s Airport Commission and the Federal Aviation
Administration agreed that a variance could be granted, provided
the crane is properly lighted to alert aviators of it presence.
The Air Traffic Control Tower and Airport manager also need
Based on those
recommendations, the board agreed to grant a variance.
is currently under construction with an anticipated completion
date during the first quarter of next year, Scholz said after
the meeting. The new building will be three stories tall with a
total 161,000 square feet. It’s just south of ProHealth’s
The crane will
be erected Thursday and possibly remain on site until August.