Peoria • Galesburg • Quincy
Business Manager - Paul Flynn

Work Outlook

This is the IBEW Local 34 work update for the week ending March 7th, 2020

The work Outlook for 2020 looks to be positive. Bradley University's 80 million Engineering / Buisness Convergence Center is still finishing up with a smaller addition to that building set to take off after some demolition of an existing building. There is another large addition going up at the Buehler Home on Sheridan road in Peoria which uses all union construction for their projects. Pekin Insurance has started on a very large expansion and remodle which is currently taking shape with interior rough in started. Hospital work in Downtown Peoria will be steady with projects currently being bid. OSF Hospital has started on interior remodle of the old Chase bank building. The 90 + million dollar project has been awarded to Foster Jacob and has started on temp power. OSF also has bought the old CUB FOOD location just north of the hospital on Knoxville Ave and has plans to move the Allied Agency tenants out of the Glen Oak Ave location to the Cub Food location, to make room for their 237 million cancer/surgery outpatient building. Some site demolition has started for that location. Excavation has started on a Residence Inn hotel in East Peoria next to Kohl's which has been awarded to Rock River Electric and Rabers Meat Company has started excavation on their 7 million dollar rebuild on Farmington Road after their 2018 fire. The Peoria downtown wharehouse district has a 25 million dollar remodle coming to the Builders Wharehouse building with a parking deck in the alley behind the site. River City Construction is the General Contractor and has the drawings. In peoria we currently have 135 on Book 1 and 58 on Book 2. Galesburg jurisdiction has been steady with school work at District 205 and Knox College.  St. Mary's OSF Hospital, will continue to have projects which is finishing an addition that started last year. Work in our Quincy jurisdiction is busy with work through winter. They have Blessing hospital work, Quincy Medical Group, Veteran Home work, and the Barry Il. grow facility is putting on a addition. Williams Brothers Construction Co. was awarded the new Adams County Jail in the Quincy jurisdiction recently and Schneider Electric has the electric on the project. ADM also has a project starting in Quincy and will need help filling calls possibly off of book 2. 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.

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