Guam - During a press conference this afternoon, Governor Eddie Baza Calvo approved the formal contract to allow the Guam Memorial Hospital to start the formal design process for expansion to its Emergency Department and Critical Intensive Care Unit. The project is valued at approximately $7.56 million. DCK Pacific Guam LLC is the prime contractor while Taniguchi Ruth Makio Architects is the designer. Once the renovation is done to the Emergency Department it will have triple its original size from 5400 square feet to approximately 15,000 square feet. The ICU will expand from its existing 2,539 SQ. FT. to 7,870 SQ Ft. The projects should be completed in two years.