BETHESDA, MD—Suburban Hospital has scheduled agroundbreaking ceremony for its $230-million expansion project onTuesday, Oct. 28.


The project calls for a 235,000-square-foot addition to the70-year-old hospital as well as a new parking garage. Hospitalofficials have stated that the existing facility is too small todeal with its current patient load, according


“We are very excited to be moving ahead with this project,” sayshospital spokeswoman Ronna Borenstein-Levysaid.


The project drew intense opposition from neighborhood groups andlitigation, but zoning approvals were upheld by The CountyCircuit Court and later the state's Court ofSpecial Appeals.


The parking garage is scheduled to open in 2017 and the newbuilding is projected to open in the summer of 2019. See story

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John Jordan

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