Billions of dollars are earmarked for dozens of community college campus projects in Illinois’ capital improvement budget despite a more than 21% statewide drop in enrollment from 2014 to 2018. After years of not receiving any state money for construction, more than $300 million is being fast-tracked for 24 community college projects as part of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s Rebuild Illinois campaign. Read more.
In other construction news:
The College of Charleston in South Carolina filed suit against one of its developers that claims water is getting into the 17-year-old Marcia Kelly McAlister Residence Hall and causing damage. Read more.