OVIEDO, Fla. -

Crews broke ground on Thursday on a new Oviedo Emergency Room, which will be located on Red Bug Lake Road and State Road 417.

The $9.7 million project is part of Central Florida Regional Hospital and is slated to open in 2013. According to a news release, the full-service emergency room will offer 24/7 care for pediatric and adult patients.

The 11,000-square-foot, one-story facility is expected to serve more than 10,000 Oviedo and East Seminole County residents a year. The ER will employ 35 full-time staff and four emergency medicine physicians.