Office of the Chief Medical Examiner - Central/Western Regional Facility

This project combined the functions of two existing facilities and allows the OCME to operate at the highest professional standards and perform at a much greater level of efficiency.

This new single story facility was constructed on state land at the campus of the Western Mass State Hospital, a location that is centrally located for the region.

Project Details

New Chief Medical Examiner - Westfield

Study and Project Designer:  HDR Architecture, Inc.
Contractor: Orlando Annulli & Sons, Inc.
Project Type:  Design, Bid, Build
Gross Square Feet:  14,873
Est. Project Cost:  $14 Million
Substantial Completion Date:  Summer 2019

Project Features

  • Combines caseload of Central and Western Regions in a facility designed for future growth
  • State owned land in a campus setting allowing for efficiency and synergy with the other state agencies and facilities
  • Exceeds all performance standards
  • Full separation of public and lab zones and also separation of clean zones with the laboratory
  • Fully separated decomposition wing