MMSC to build new hospital at new location

Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center CEO John Hughes announced the hospital will build an off-site replacement of its current facility on the southwest corner of Highway 30 and Highway 14.

Phase one of the project, a 75,000 square foot facitlity with outpatient surgical center, is expected to cost $35 million. Construction will begin this spring with an expected completion date of mid-2015.

MMSC is currently located downtown at 3 S. Fourth Avenue.

Hughes made the announcement at a news conference this morning at MMSC.