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WVU Hospitals Announce $280 Million Expansion Project

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West Virginia University Hospitals officials announced a $280 million expansion project for WVU Hospitals Friday afternoon.

The four year expansion project includes a ten story tower on the southeast portion of Ruby Memorial Hospital.

The addition will house the Emergency Department Trauma Center and will expand the Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  It will provide an additional 139 new beds.

Hospital and university officials said the project will bring 750 new jobs to the area.