220-ton cyclotron transported to Dowell Springs


The second half of a 220-ton cyclotron will make the 14-mile journey from Forks of the River Industrial Park in East Knoxville to Dowell Springs on Middlebrook Pike on Friday.

The medical equipment’s arrival to its final destination, a $119 million proton therapy center currently under construction, will culminate a several-week long trek from Belgium, where it was shipped by cargo boat to Knoxville. The first half was delivered Thursday. Read more here.