Rio Rancho medical center’s $80M expansion


ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Rust Medical Center in Rio Rancho is getting ready to move forward with a huge 80-million  expansion.

Presbyterian Healthcare Services say it will add about 100 new jobs and include a new cancer center and physical therapy gym.

The project involves building a new six-story patient tower that will have room for up to a-hundred-and-twenty additional best, including orthopedic and surgical beds.

Work on the project is expected to begin in June and be complete by late 2015 or early 2016. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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