The renovation project is expected to finish up in September, according to the article.
The renovations are meant to provide for more study spaces, upgraded technology, improved Wi-Fi and a cafe space where food and drink can be consumed, according to the library's website.
The Downers Grove Public Library opened a second round of sealed competitive bids on its renovation project on Feb. 21, according to the library's website. Construction Management firm Shales McNutt reviewed the apparent low bids with the Board at a special meeting on March 5.
Based on the recommendation, the Board approved Shales McNutt to provide a Notice to Proceed to the following contractors, advancing the project into the construction phase:Carpentry/General Trades: Hargrave Builders - $253,400
Custom/Manuf. Millwork: JC Harris - $164,136
Glass/Glazing: 3F Corporation - $33,600
Drywall/Acoustical Ceilings: Heitkotter - $221,855
Flooring: Yonan Carpet One - $375,000
Painting: Oosterbaan & Sons - $79,980
Sprinkler Systems: Automatic Fire - $32,106
Plumbing: Jensen's Plumbing & Heating - $36,900
HVAC: Mechanical Concepts - $154,000
Electrical: Fitzgerald's Electric - $370,200