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County Files Breach of Contract Lawsuit Against Turner Construction

County Terminates Turner from Hospital Project and Seeks Damages
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.—This morning, the County of Santa Clara filed a lawsuit in Superior Court seeking damages from Turner Construction for its failure to deliver a completed Hospital Bed Building on the Valley Medical Center campus. The County also issued a termination letter that details Turner Construction’s failure to make progress on the languishing project and its failure to submit a satisfactory plan of action to complete the projects in a reasonable time at a reasonable cost.  The County will immediately seek a new, qualified construction firm to complete the construction projects and deliver the much needed improved Burn Unit, Maternity Ward and Physical Rehabilitation Center among other patient-serving uses. 
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Jeff Smith, County Executive
County of Santa Clara
Termination of Turner Construction on Valley Medical Center’s Hospital Bed Building & North Utility Loop projects.
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County of Santa Clara
70 W. Hedding Street, 11th Floor East
San Jose, California 95110
Media Contact: Gwendolyn Mitchell, Office of Public Affairs, 408-299-5119
Posted: Sept. 17, 2015 
Last updated: 6/22/2017 12:51 PM