NORMAL, ILL. — Atlanta-based InterContinental Hotels Group has begun renovations for a 160-room Crowne Plaza hotel located at 8 Traders Circle in Normal. The former Holiday Inn will undergo $11.5 million in renovations before opening in the fourth quarter of this year as the Crowne Plaza Bloomington-Normal. Renovations include a new guest tower roof, new exterior surfaces and all-new guestroom soft goods. Amenities at the five-story facility include an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and restaurant and lounge. The hotel will feature more than 9,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space. Normal Hospitality LLC owns the facility; Global Hotel Management of Normal manages the property.