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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — Construction and renovations are continuing on a project to convert the former United Hospital Center in Bridgeport into a behavioral health facility.

According to a news release, the Highland-Clarksburg Hospital has a $34.8 million construction loan to cover the renovation costs. Work started Jan. 15.

The Charleston Gazette reports that the hospital was approved to operate a 150-bed facility that will employ 294 people.

The financing includes a loan from USDA Rural Development and permanent financing through Huntington National Bank.