HUNTSVILLE, AL-Construction has begun on the $71 million Advanced Technology Robotics Research and Development Complex, with official ground-breaking recently taking place on the first phase. The construction launch tops off a two-year process involving a search for an ideal campus for the robotics institute.

The complex is being built on a 53-acre site across State Highway 31 from Calhoun Community College’s Decatur campus. According to Calhoun’s web site, the three-phase project will consists of a Robotic Maintenance Training Center, the Advanced Technology Research and Development Center and the Integration and Entrepreneurial Center.

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