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Friday, April 30, 2021

Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Angel Medical Center Facility

Angel Medical Center had a groundbreaking event at the site of their new facility at 10am today. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the event is closed to the public. Macon Media was there and took video and photographs and those are posted below, along with a fact sheet. 


Karen Gorby Interview

From the press packet:

New Facility Fact Sheet

•The new Angel Medical Center will be located at One Center Court, Franklin, NC.

•The new facility will be located approximately 1.5 miles from the current facility.

•The square footage of the new facility is approximately 82,500.

•The new facility will have:
‣3 operating rooms
‣1 endoscopy suite
‣A 17-bed emergency department

•The new facility will have a 30-bed capacity inpatient unit with 5 acuity adaptable beds, 20 medical surgical beds, and 5 observation beds.

•There will be more than 294 miles of electrical wire installed in the new building, which is approximately the distance from Franklin, NC, to Nashville, TN.

•The power required for the new building could run 200 homes.

•Electricity will travel around the building at more than 670,616,629 miles per hour.

•The conduit system in the building could hold enough water to fill 41 kids’ pools, around 6,611 gallons.

•There will be 50,000 lbs. of copper installed within the new hospital.

•The new facility will have 479 tons of structural steel.

•The new hospital will have 59,000sqft of vinyl flooring which equates to roughly 1.35 acres of flooring.

•The new Angel Medical Center will have 65,000 linear feet of pipe, which is higher than the hot air balloon altitude record set in 1988!

•The total weight of all the sheet metal ductwork will be just under 60 tons.

See photos on Flickr [PHOTO ALBUM]

Angel Medical Center Groundbreaking Ceremony


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Published at 2:40pm on Friday, April 30, 2021