Peoria • Galesburg • Quincy
Business Manager - Paul Flynn

Work Outlook

This is the IBEW Local 34 work update for the week ending October 14th, 2017.

Industrial, Commercial work is still slow in the Galesburg and Peoria area.  Morton school district 709 will still be busy thanks to the passing of referendoms during the election . Peoria Metro Construction is the GC on the school projects. Some Peoria County Schools will be getting HVAC upgrades this year due to a sales tax increase last election cycle. Delevan High School has started a major project.  Rankin School District 98 in Pekin has started on their new 10 million dollar school. Deer Creek / Mackinaw school referendom has passed to build new athletic upgrades. Bradley University 80 million Engineering / Buisness Convergence Center started this spring off with demolition of  2 existing buildings and excavation and footings are currently underway. The old Macy's department store at Northwoods Mall will be a new indoor sports bar with bowling alley and games, Round 1 Bowling & Amusement. HEIN Construction is the GC on the Round 1 project. which could be open by the Christmas season. A Portillo's has been marked for a location at evergreen shopping complex on approval of zoning board. Lacon Il. could be getting a 5 Million dollar medical Cannibis processing plant. PIPCO has started bringing the Buehler Home addition out of the ground, located off of Sheridan Road in Central Peoria. Kroger in E.Peoria could start on their addition in the coming months. Hospital work in Downtown Peoria will be steady with projects coming up this fall. Stark Excavation has started on the 10 Million dollar OSF  "Almost Home" for children, project at the old wee tee location in Peoria.   In Peoria we currently have 143 on Book 1 and 13 on Book 2.  NO Book 2 Work in the immediate future. Galesburg jurisdiction has been slow with work at school District 205 and at St. Mary's OSF Hospital ,which is getting an addition that started last year. Work in our Quincy jurisdiction should be busy with a few projects coming up this fall. Williams Brothers Construction Co. was awarded the new Adams County Jail this past week. Information will be posted as we receive it on a timely basis.

Local 34 Peoria office is open from 7AM till 4:30 PM. The phone number for the Peoria Office is (309) 673-3691.The out of work list can be signed at any time within those hours.  The address for the Peoria office is 400 N. E. Jefferson located in the AFL-CIO Labor Temple on the 4th floor, suite 409.The out of work list can be signed in our Galesburg Office from 7AM to 4:30 PM. The address for the Galesburg office is 1640 A North Henderson Street.  Call ahead to Organizer Jeremy Schultz at 309-344-8099 to make sure someone will be there. The out of work list can be signed in our Quincy office at 1900 Harrison Street located in the lower level between the hours of 7AM and 4:30 PM. Just contact Quincy Business rep Steve Marold at 217-222-0818 to make sure he will be there also.

Fraternally, Dave Lowder, Peoria Business Representative 

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Re-Signs Due The 10th Thru The 16th Of Every Month.

Job Phone Line is available 4:30pm-7am next business day: 309-673-3691 


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