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Work begins on $168m medical center in Richmond

Tuesday - 9/11/2012, 11:33am  ET

RICHMOND, Va. - Work has begun in Richmond on a $168 million center in Richmond that is billed as the most advanced outpatient facility for children in the region.

Construction began Monday on the new children's pavilion at Children's Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University. The 640,000-square-foot center will have 72 examination rooms, two operating rooms and areas for diagnostic testing.

The pavilion is scheduled to open in 2015.

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