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St. Luke's proposes new hospital in Carbon County

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Saint Luke's University Health Network has unveiled a proposal to build a new hospital in Carbon County.

The hospital would be located in Franklin Township on Harrity Road near Route 209.

Plans presented to the Franklin Township Planning Commission call for a 50-foot-tall building totaling 130,000 square feet. The parking lot will include more than 500 spots.

The proposed hospital would initially employ about 200 people.

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