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P.J. Hoerr, Inc. stands as one of Central Illinois’ premier General Contractors, Construction Managers and Design/Builders. Founded in 1914 by Philipp J. Hoerr as a concrete construction company, our stamp can still be seen on many area driveways and sidewalks. Now into our 105th year of operations P.J. Hoerr, Inc. has become a diverse, multi-office commercial builder. Explore our blog to keep up on completed and in progress projects.

P.J. Hoerr Supports - Peoria to Memphis St. Jude Rides 2019

September 12, 2019

Founded by Former Peoria Sheriff Mike McCoy and Brad Wiebler, a typical St. Jude's Ride brings 150 motorcyclists with 76 passengers on the journey from Peoria to Memphis.   We raise funds and build awareness of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital through motorcycle rides to St. Jude…

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Central School District #51 - Washington, IL

September 10, 2019

Today found slab on grade concrete pours underway as well as steel erection. Miss the project announcement? Read the Groundbreaking Announcement from July 9, 2019. Construction Progress at Washington CUSD #51:   Steady Progress Early on at Washington School District

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Westminster Village Assisted Living Building - Bloomington, IL

September 5, 2019

Steady progress continues on this 80,000 square foot building. Today found steel erection nearly completed with metal decking underway and slab on deck concrete pours due to start next week.   Installation of Frame for New Westminster Building:   Past Project Updates: July 2019 Construction…

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Knox College Umbeck Science & Mathematics Center - Renovation & Addition - Galesburg, IL

September 4, 2019

Steady progress continues on Phase 1 that consists of a complete renovation of the 22,492 sq. ft. classroom and student study space in the main core of the building. Included in the project is a 3,100 sq. ft. all glass addition that will become the main entry. The renovation also includes all new MEP…

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Graham Hospital Energy Center Boiler Replacement - Canton, IL

August 27, 2019

The Graham Hospital Energy Center Boiler Replacement Project replaces four aging and inefficient boilers along with several major components of their steam plant. The new boiler system will feature two 350hp boilers, a new deaerator, surge tank system, a new reverse osmosis feedwater system, and…

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Heyworth CUSD#4 - Junior-Senior High School Renovations & Addition - Heyworth, IL

August 23, 2019

Construction is underway to provide a 21st century learning environment and a new competition gym for Heyworth students! See Heyworth's documents about this project.   Breaking Ground for Heyworth's Jr/Sr High School Renovations!

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Pop-A-Shot - Historic Warehouse District Renovation - Peoria, IL

August 21, 2019

Interior framing is nearing completion and MEP rough-ins are underway. Summit Masonry also nears completion of exterior brick repair and replacement. Previous Updates for this Project: August 6, 2019 Interior Framing July 24, 2019 Roof Installed June 27, 2019 Roof Demolition May 21, 2019 Progress…

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Black Band Distillery - Peoria, IL

August 21, 2019

Today found lead paint removal of the existing beams underway. Summit Masonry is continuing with brick repair and replacement. Coming up next week, removal of the lower level concrete floor will get started so new piping for the distillery tanks can be installed. Prior Restoration Updates: August…

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Skilled to Work - Updating the Knox College Science and Math Center

August 15, 2019

https://bit.ly/2yXk7H8 - Nice video from WQAD News 8 out of Moline, IL about work underway at Knox College's Umbeck Science & Mathematics Center. Get caught up on this project - Knox College Umbeck Science & Mathematics Center

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Christian Buehler Memorial Home – South Infill Apartment Addition - Peoria, IL

August 15, 2019

P.J. Hoerr is excited to start another expansion project on the campus of  Christian Buehler Memorial Home. This four-story independent living project will include the addition of 18 (six, two-bedroom and twelve, one-bedroom) senior living apartments with balconies. An eight-vehicle unattached…

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