MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — We’re getting a first look at the plans to expand Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis.
A new clinic and specialty center will be built on 8th Street — directly across from the main emergency campus.READ MORE: Fallen Minnesota Firefighters Honored, Including 2 Who Died Of Job-Related Cancer
The new center will be six levels tall and will also have underground parking lots.READ MORE: 'It Was Pretty Chaotic': 3 Dead In Montana Amtrak Train Derailment
HCMC officials say the expansion will help them meet the growing demand for more outpatient care.MORE NEWS: Boy, Man Grazed By Bullets In South Minneapolis Shooting
The nearly $200 million project is expected to be completed in 2017.