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Features - November 2005

Alberici Headquarters

Green Building Has Platinum Look
Alberici Corp. has turned green into platinum. In 2002, the construction firm had started to outgrow its headquarters in northwest suburban Hillsdale, Mo., said Thomas Taylor, vice president of subsidiary Alberici Group, general service provider to all companies that Alberici Corp. operates.
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Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

5-Year Expansion Project Jetting Toward Completion
The $1.06 billion, phase one expansion program at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is the largest capital improvement project in St. Louis history. The five-year project, which has involved 550 companies, should be completed by April.
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Hooking Up

MetroLink Extension Connects St. Louis Suburbs
From Forest Park to Shrewsbury, crews are excavating earth, laying tracks and building new rail stations for MetroLink's Cross County extension project - 8 mi. of new light-rail line that will connect the inner-ring suburbs of St. Louis.
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An Update


O'Hare Facade Project Flies Into New Phase
The $319 million terminal facade project at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport has moved into a new phase. Work started on the $76 million second bid package on Sept. 6, said Rich Rodriguez, managing deputy commissioner of the Chicago Department of Aviation, the city agency overseeing the project.
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Forensic, Health Sciences Lab


Indiana Building Avoids Environmental Misdeeds
From the beginning, the people involved in creating the State of Indiana Forensic and Health Sciences Laboratories in Indianapolis wanted an environmentally friendly building.
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Condos, Highways Up


Residential Construction Brewing in Milwaukee
Urban condos are on the rise in Milwaukee, and the roads leading to them are being rebuilt. Although it is only recently that the city has seen construction of urban condos, demand appears to be high.
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University Club Tower


Million-Dollar Condos Move into Milwaukee
A $90 million condominium tower being built in downtown Milwaukee will offer the city's most expensive condos.The University Club Tower, sporting luxury condos with price tags greater than $1 million, will overlook the Santiago Calatrava-designed addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum and the Lake Michigan shoreline.
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GE Healthcare


Office Rises Quickly, Safely
Work on the 500,000-sq.-ft., four-story GE Healthcare structure in the Milwaukee County Research Park should be completed in late December.Construction on the $85 million project began in September 2004.
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