The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has kicked off construction on a new 92,174-square-foot, one-story outpatient clinic in Rochester, N.Y.

Designed by DLR Group|Westlake Reed Leskosky, the new VA clinic is expected to be completed in spring 2019 and will support nearly 70,000 veterans and their families in the Rochester area.

The facility will provide a full range of healthcare services, including surgery rooms, an eye clinic, exam rooms, dental clinic, radiology rooms, a pharmacy, and an ambulatory surgery center.

The general contractor is The Douglas Co., and the real estate developer is Carnegie Management & Development Corp.