Expansion, remodeling of Lafayette’s University Hospital & Clinics could begin this summer

Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- The emergency room ambulance entrance at University Hospital and Clinics will be moved as part of an expansion of the medical center to provide separate entrances for the public and ambulances.

The long-awaited expansion of the emergency room at the former University Medical Center could start sometime this summer. Bids for the project at University Hospital & Clinics, more than tripling the size of its ER, are due April 16. The ER has 10 beds separated by curtains within about 1,800 square feet. “With the remodel… Continue reading →

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