Illinois Capital Development Board Quincy, Illinois, United States
Delivering improved quality of living for veterans
Design-build delivery of new living spaces
To provide high-quality, skilled care to Illinois veterans and their spouses, an Alberici joint venture is building a new nursing home and domiciliary for the Illinois Veterans Home at Quincy. The domiciliary will add 80 beds for independent living and will allow veterans to have their own private rooms. The existing campus has been in operation since 1886 and provides high-quality, skilled care to Illinois veterans and their spouses. This project will add a new 261,000-square-foot residential long-term care building and 74,000-square-foot independent living building. This is the Illinois Capital Development Board’s largest design-build project to date.
Improving existing facilities
The project also includes upgrades to existing buildings, infrastructure, utilities, hardscaping and landscaping to support the new facilities and campus. Our team will demolish seven existing structures on campus, rework the HVAC at 26 existing buildings due to the decommissioning of the central boiler plant, and construct a new site utility power distribution and telecom duct bank. The project also includes a renovation of Nielson Dining Facility.
Minimizing impacts during construction
Keeping residents safe and minimizing impacts to their services are paramount. The team is phasing the schedule of utility upgrades and communicating proactively with the community. Many of the existing utilities have been in service for decades, requiring the team to conduct extensive investigations to verify the impact of closing valves and shutting off small parts of a system before performing a full outage. Additionally, the Alberici team is using the existing utility tunnels on campus for utility upgrades to minimize the disruption of the campus landscape.