IHC CONSTRUCTION TO COMPLETE $22.5 MILLION SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOOL PROJECT
GAGES LAKE, ILL. — Elgin, Ill.-based IHC Construction has been selected to complete a $22.5 million project for the Special Education District of Lake County (SEDOLC) in Gages Lake. The project includes the construction of a new $18.6 million Laremont-Ureche School at the Gages Lake campus. Additionally, the project calls for a $3.9 million renovation to the existing Gages Lake/Laremont School and the Sally Potter School at the Mundelein, Ill., campus. The 78,000-square-foot, single-story Laremont-Ureche School will house 20 classrooms, as well as a multi-purpose gym, physical therapy rooms, a sensory room, a library, a computer lab, a nurse station, a therapy pool and locker rooms. All classrooms will have a ceiling-mounted human lift system for wheelchair-bound students. Construction is scheduled to begin in March, with completion slated for August 2010. Barrington, Ill.-based RuckPate Architecture is providing design services for the project.