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Ledcor breaks ground on 1.7 million SF build-to-suit at Ridgeport Logistics Center

Ledcor has begun earthwork and site development on a 1.7 million square foot state-of-the-art regional distribution center at Ridgeport Logistics Center.

Ledcor has begun earthwork and site development on a 1.7 million square foot state-of-the-art regional distribution center at Ridgeport Logistics Center. Contracted by Ridge LEGO LLC on behalf of Michelin, Ledcor has ordered steel and precast for the three-building facility and is scheduled to finish the project in the summer of 2015.

"We are proud to be the selected construction partner for this state-of-the-art regional distribution center," said Peter Gasparini, Regional Manager for Ledcor. "We appreciate the trust that Michelin and Ridge have in Ledcor to deliver this project."

RidgePort is a 1,500-acre, rail-served intermodal park with room for 14 million square feet of industrial, warehousing, and logistics buildings, and is being developed by Ridge Development, the industrial arm of Transwestern Development Company. The lead project architect firm is Cornerstone Architects Ltd. in Itasca, IL, and the civil engineering design is being coordinated byManhard Consulting Ltd. in Vernon Hills, IL.

Ledcor has already completed over $8.5 million in infrastructure work at the RidgePort Logistics Center, including a new signalized intersection at Lorenzo Road and Graaskamp Blvd.