Crystal City hospital set to break ground on $135M expansion

4 years 4 months 3 weeks ago Monday, June 29 2015 Jun 29, 2015 Monday, June 29, 2015 7:16:09 AM CDT June 29, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

CRYSTAL CITY (AP) - Mercy Jefferson Hospital is set to break ground in Crystal City on a $135 million project that will focus on adding a new three-story patient tower to the 251-bed facility.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported the project will create private rooms at the hospital. Gov. Jay Nixon is expected to be in attendance for a groundbreaking ceremony Monday.

The project will include reconstruction of the front of the hospital to improve patient and visitor access, according to hospital spokesman John Winkelman.

 

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