Big-D Construction Corp. of Salt Lake City has been selected as general contractor for the "Family Guest House" affiliated with IHC's Utah Valley Regional Medical Center.

The 8,000-square-foot guest house will have 12 rooms and is directly across the street from the hospital. The facility is designed to provide accommodations for families of critically ill patients.Partial funding for this project has been contributed by subcontractors, suppliers, Jensen Haslem Architects and Big-D Construction. The project is slated to be finished and operational by the end of January 1999.

Big-D construction specializes in the Design/Build process for health-care facilities with 40 percent of work dedicated to medical office buildings, clinics, hospitals and assisted living centers.