Broughton Hospital construction will start soon

Morganton, NC — Broughton Hospital will soon be home to work crews.

Construction on the new state mental hospital is nearly ready to begin.

Coal Chute Road will be closed starting on Monday as contractor Rodgers Builders starts assembling its home base for the project, according to Jon Berry, Broughton Hospital’s special project manager.

Rodgers Builders will begin accepting bids for demolition next week. Berry said a number of old residences on the Broughton campus must be cleareed to make way for the new building on a 60-acre tract within Broughton’s 386-acre campus

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