WALKER, LA (FOX44) - Construction is underway for a new Our Lady of the Lake hospital in Walker. Contractors say the steel skeleton of the hospital is already built.
OLOL officials say the new 60 million dollar facility will be built on Walker South Road close to I-12.
Walker Mayor Bobby Font says the new medical center will incude an Emergency Room, Outpatient Services and a Retail Pharmacy.
Officials say the first phase of the project should be completed around Labor Day including the Emergency Room and the Diagnostic Center.