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Bush Construction Reveals Green Plans for Phase 2 of Western Illinois University Construction Project

MOLINE, ILL. - Bush Construction has been named as the general contractor for Phase 2 of the Western Illinois University Quad Cities (WIU-QC) Riverfront Campus in Moline.

According to Rob Davis, Bush Construction's project manager for Phase 2, the contractor's $29.5 million approved bid covers construction of 3 buildings, and like Phase 1, Phase 2 will be a green building project.

"Bush Construction was the contractor for the first phase of the Riverfront Campus, " said A.J. Loss, president of Bush Construction. "Phase 1 serves as an excellent example of how an educational facility can save energy and protect the environment through a well-planned combination of green technologies. We are proud to have been selected by Western Illinois University for Phase 2."

"Green building in education construction is the wave of the future, and it's here now," said Dr. Joseph A. Rives, vice president of Quad Cities and Planning for Western Illinois University. "We are very pleased with the work that Bush Construction did on Phase 1. They brought us a LEED certified, environmentally friendly facility on-time and under budget."