Construction News

November 27, 2019

113th Annual Convention. Time is growing close for the 113th Annual Convention. If you haven’t registered yet, please see the attached form to do so.

Convention Sponsors
Advanced Asphalt
Bitco Insurance Companies
CMW Equipment
Commercial Fabricators
Dunn Company
George Lanxon Piling Sales
J.L. Hubbard Ins. & Bonds
Illinois Civil Contractors
Midwest Fence
P.H. Drew
Ritchie Bros.
Structural Rubber Products
Tobey's Const. & Cartage
Travelers Bond
Vulcan Materials
Warning Lites of Southern Illinois

Hospitality Room Sponsors
Altorfer Cat
Commercial Fabricators
Hesse Martone
Illinois Civil Contractors
Midwest Fence
P.H. Drew

The Associate/Affiliate Member Expo runs from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, December 9th.  Members are encouraged to sign up for a booth.  Members doing business with members is good business!  A sign-up form for the Expo is attached.  

Expo Participants

Carter Waters Construction Materials
George Lanxon Piling
McCann Concrete Products

Metal Culverts
Purple Wave Auction
Roland Machinery
The Transtec Group
Warning Lites of Southern Illinois

All convention forms are also available on AGCI’s website at

Education Foundation Auction.  Once again the Education Foundation will hold its annual auction.  We are asking for donated items for the live auction.  Monetary donations are also welcomed that can be used to purchase items for the live auction.  In the past, sporting event tickets, trips, golf clubs, hunting equipment, and electronics have all been big hits at the live auction.  If you have anything you would like to donate please contact David Bruner or Susan Dokeyat the AGCI. 

Please have checks to the AGCI office no later than November 29, 2019.  

Aucton Sponsors

Art Snyder
Asphalt Stone
Champaign Asphalt
Corey Dowd
Dunn Company
J.L. Hubbard Ins. & Bonds
Kerber Eck & Braeckel
Phoenix Corp. of the Quad Cities
Toni Dowd
United Contractors Midwest  

So far the following items have been donated — be sure to attend and be prepared to bid!

Daytona Beach Retreat—1-week stay.  Daytona Beach Shores, Florida (Phoenix Corp. of the Quad Cities)

Green Bay Packers—4 tickets and tailgate 2020 season (Roland Machinery) GO PACK GO!

Traeger Wood Pellet Grill (Champaign Asphalt)

St. Louis Cardinals Baseball Tickets (Kerber, Eck & Braeckel)

AGCI Logo Hand Crocheted Blanket (Asphalt Stone)

Golf Package (Art Snyder)

St. Louis Cardinal Baseball Tickets (J.L. Hubbard Ins. & Bonds)

St. Louis Cardinal Baseball Tickets (United Contractors Midwest)

IDOT Minutes.  Attached please find the Minutes from the IDOT Policy Committee meeting held on November 19, 2019.

Also attached please find the Minutes from the IDOT Joint Coop Highways Committee meeting held on November 13, 2019.

IDOT Appointment.  Effective December 1, 2019, Mr. Michael Varlotta will be appointed as the Labor Relations Manager, Office of Finance & Administration, for the Illinois Department of Transportation.












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