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IMPACT Strategies breaks ground on Ameren Illinois Operations Center in Macomb



An artist’s rendering of the new $6.7 million operations center for Ameren Illinois in Macomb.


From Illinois Business Journal news services

Construction-management firm IMPACT Strategies recently broke ground on a new $6.7 million operations center for Ameren Illinois in Macomb.

The new facility, located at 1505 East University Drive, is expected to be complete by April 2016.

The Macomb operations center project involves the construction of an approximately 40,000-square-foot pre-engineered metal building to accommodate local Ameren Illinois crews. The building will contain office space and a truck garage for repair and maintenance of Ameren Illinois’ fleet. The project also calls for extensive site paving for a materials storage yard.

The project is IMPACT’s first for Ameren Illinois. The construction team consists of Riddle Design, architect; Hein Construction Co., Inc., earthwork, site utilities and concrete;
The PIPCO Companies, Ltd, fire protection and plumbing; Crawford Company, HVAC; and Birdsley Electric, Inc., electric. More than 25 percent of the work is being performed by minority and women-owned businesses.

IMPACT Strategies, Inc. specializes in Retail, Commercial, Medical, Senior Housing and Education construction and offers comprehensive construction services including design-build, general contracting, construction management and pre-construction management. The company is headquartered in Fairview Heights, Ill. with an office in St. Louis, Mo. and primarily serves clients in the St. Louis metropolitan area and throughout the Midwest.

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