Officials Break Ground For New Hospital

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A ground-breaking ceremony took place Wednesday morning on the University of Kentucky campus.

It was for the new one-million square foot, UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital.

The $450,000,000 first phase of construction is one of the largest projects in state history. Hospital officials say the project will have a large impact on Kentucky's economy and health.

The new hospital is designed to position UK health care as a national leader in academic medicine.


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  • by Joe Location: Billionaire on May 31, 2007 at 05:34 AM
    When does it open?
  • by debbie Location: lexington on May 30, 2007 at 08:10 PM
    About time. Has anyone been to the ER lately? I have had to go three times in the last six weeks (self

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