Groundbreaking for Eagle Crest South expansion

There will soon be a new addition to the living accommodations available to seniors in the la Crosse area.

A groundbreaking at Eagle Crest South in La Crosse will add 181 units and more than 230,000 square feet to the existing facility.

The addition will also create 40 new jobs.

The 32 million dollar project will include dining, wellness and recreational spaces.

“What we’ve done is create a community where social interaction, as much physical activity as they want and beautiful amenities with lost of attractions at their doorstep,” said Todd Wilson, Chief Operating Officer of Bethany Lutheran Homes.

The new building is expected to be completed in 2020.