AURORA, ILL. — Hoffman Estates, Ill.-based Leopardo Construction has completed site work and is beginning construction of the new $70 million Aurora Police Headquarters and Branch Facility. Located on Indian Trail Road in Aurora, the project will include a three-story, 155,000-square-foot building that will serve as police headquarters, a branch court facility and a 911 call center. Other facilities will include a 40,000-square-foot training and support building for evidence processing and storage, as well as a 200,000-square-foot parking deck for fleet services, employee and public parking. The project is also seeking gold-level LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Leopardo is serving as primary construction manager, with Aurora-based R.C. Wegman managing construction for the support center and parking structure. Phoenix-based McClaren, Wilson & Lawrie is providing design architecture services, with Cordogan Clark & Associates serving as architect-of-record. Completion is expected in early 2010.
LEOPARDO BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF $70 MILLION POLICE HEADQUARTERS