Peoria • Galesburg • Quincy
Business Manager - Paul Flynn

Work Outlook

This is the IBEW Local 34 work update for the week ending April 9th 2022

The work Outlook looks to remain steady through this spring with industrial work at Caterpillar and chemical, plants in the Peoria area. Commercial work will be active with car wash and HVAC upgrades for area schools. Residential work will also be busy this year due to an active housing market and the Taft 47 million dollar Public Housing redevelopment.  Hospital work in Downtown Peoria will stay busy with OSF Medical Center projects.  OSF Medical Center has started on the new 250 million dollar Cancer Center and work is progressing with footings, basement walls and utility underground and currently setting steel.  The new Comprehensive Cancer Center will be 6 story 180,000 square foot and will host a 10 story, 14,000 square foot parking deck with parking for 866 vehicles. Electrical sub contractor Fleming Electric is on site currently for underground and temp power work. Amazon has announced a small distribution center on Route 98 in Pekin. The project is waiting on IDOT approval of entrances and exits because of the State Route designation and could start any day now. Renewable energy continues to grow and we expect plenty of solar work to continue in our jurisdiction. In Peoria we have 103 on Book 1 and 25 on Book 2.  Galesburg jurisdiction will be busy with work at Carl Sandberg College, River City Construction will be GC. Public sector work includes a new 20 million dollar library, 15 million sanitary district remodle, and Knoxville City Hall remodle. Renuable energy work in Galesburg will include 50MW solar farm covering 350 acres south of Galesburg. Work in our Quincy jurisdiction is busy with multiple projects. They have Blessing Hospital work, Quincy Medical Group, Veteran Home work, and the Barry Il. grow facility is putting on a addition. The new veteran home has started and work will ramp up through the summer.  Book 2 work will be promising in Local 34 jurisdiction the rest of 2022.  Information will be posted as we receive it on a timely basis.

Local 34 Peoria office has reduced hours due to the pandemic currently open from 7:30AM till 4 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. Masks are required for the unvaccinated.  The address for the Peoria office is 4322 Ricketts Ave, Bartonville IL 61607. The out of work list can be signed in our Galesburg Office from 7AM to 4:30PM. 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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