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October 31, 2003

Governor authorizes Fiscal Year 2003 Capital Dollars
Over $21 million released in statewide capital projects

SPRINGFIELD – After reviewing the capital projects to ensure that they meet his criteria of promoting education, health, public safety or economic development, Gov. Rod Blagojevich today authorized the release of $21,403,896 from the fiscal year 2003 capital funds for more than 35 capital projects throughout Illinois.
“These projects will help communities meet some of their critical needs,” said Gov. Blagojevich. The Governor’s Office, CDB and the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget reviewed all projects and gave authorization to precede based on priority. These projects were overseen by the Capital Development Board (CDB), which manages all state construction projects.
Following is the list of the 2003 Capital Improvement Projects:
1.  Alton
Human Services
Alton Mental Health Center
Replace Roof ‑ Willion Bldg
2.  Anna
Veteran’s Affairs
Anna Veterans Home
Construct Garage
3.  Baldwin
Natural Resources
Kaskaskia River Fish & Wildlife Area
Roof Replacement on Various Structures
4.  Brimfield
Natural Resources
Jubilee College State Park
Repair/replace roofing systems
5.  Carbondale
State Board of Education
Southern Illinois University
Replace Electrical Feeders
6.  Centralia
Human Services
Murray Developmental Center
Roof Replacement
7.  Chicago
James R. Thompson Center
Rehab Exterior Columns
8.  Clinton
Natural Resources
Weldon Springs State Park
Upgrade Residence
9.  Danville
Natural Resources
Kickapoo State Park
Replace Stairway to Long Pond
10. DuQuoin
DuQuoin State Fairgrounds
Upgrade Telecommunications System
11. Dixon
Human Services
Mabley Developmental Center
Replace Mechanical/ Upgrade Fire
12. Grafton
Natural Resources
Pere Marquette State Park
Replace horse stable pedestrian bridge
13. Tinley Park
Madden Mental Health Center
Replace Roofs ‑ 14 Bldgs
14. Kankakee
Human Services
Shapiro Developmental Center
a.  Roof Replacement
b.  Sewer Rehab. ‑ South Campus
c.  Plan Renovation of Dietary
d.  Fire Damper Deficiencies
15. Manteno
Veteran’s Affairs
Manteno Veterans Home
Replace Condensing Units
16. Mt. Carmel
Natural Resources
Beall Woods State Park
Replace Trail Brdiges
17. Murphysboro
Natural Resources
Lake Murphysboro State Park
Rehab Spillway & Tower
18. New Salem
Historic Preservation
Lincoln’s New Salem Historic Site
Provide Electrical at Campgrounds
19. Park Forest
Human Services
Ludeman Developmental Center
a.  Replace Furnaces and Ductwork
b.  Replace Roofs: B, D & NH3
20. Pickneyville
Natural Resources
Pyramid State Park & Benton Region V Office Bldg
Repair/Replace Roofing System
21. Pontiac
Pontiac Corrctional Center
22. Quincy
Veteran’s Affairs
Quincy Veterans Home
Construct Bus/Ambulance Garage
23. Rockford
Human Services
Singer Mental Health Center
Renovate Dietary/Stores ‑ Locust Hall
24. Springfield
Central Management Services
Telecom Building
Roof Replacement
25. Springfield
Central Management Services
Springfield Computer Facility
Upgrade Computer Room & Bldg Electrical System
26. Springfield
Historic Preservation
Old State Capitol
Repair Elevators
27. Springfield
Natural Resources
Conservation World
Rehab Buffalo Drive Dam
28. Springfield
Willard Ice Building
a. Plan Curtain Wall Rehab
30. Tamms
Tamms Supermax
Construct Bar Screen
31. Utica
Natural Resources
Starved Rock State Park & Lodge
Repair, Replace Roofing Systems
32. Waukegan
Human Services
Kiley Developmental Center
a. Convert Facility to Natural Gas ‑ Phase II
b. Roof Replacement


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