Ashley Regional Medical Center announced Monday that movement is underway on their expansion project. “We are very excited to announce the addition of Big D [Construction] as our general contractor,” says CEO Benjamin Cluff. “We have worked with them previously in 2003 [and] 2004 on an expansion project and feel great about their being on board again with our current project.” Big D Construction is a general contracting firm out of Salt Lake City and Ogden. The expansion project, expected to take about 18 months to 2 years to complete, will upgrade Ashley Regional with new state-of-the-art technology and design. Phase one will include a new Women’s Center on the southeast corner of the hospital property. A groundbreaking ceremony for the Women’s Center is scheduled for October 12th.