Lincoln's Challenge

Project ID: 546-282-003
Project Location

Address: 212 W. Borman Ave,  Rantoul, IL  (Champaign County)

Start Date: 4/21/2014 — End Date: 11/4/2018

Legistative Districts
  • Illinois House: 104
  • Illinois Senate: 52
  • US Congressional District: 


The scope of work provided for the construction of three new buildings:

17,000 square foot, two-story Education Building which includes eight classrooms (50 students each), two computer labs (50 students each), two multi-purpose rooms, two medical exam rooms, 13 private offices, security posts, conference room, library, photo lab, print shop, storage rooms, restrooms and common areas. 

30,000 square foot Gym/Logistics Building which includes an auditorium/athletic facility of sufficient size for graduation ceremonies, physical training, basketball, weightlifting, aerobics, male/female locker/shower facilities. This building also includes material receiving and storage spaces, workshops and facility maintenance staff offices.

90,000 square foot Administration/Residential Building, This building includes a two story center wing housing Lobby/Reception area, Administrative offices, Kitchen, Dining, Dock/Receiving areas, Medical services and common spaces. The two story center Administrative wing is flanked by two four story housing/dormitory wings. 

Site work included asbestos abatement and demolition of two existing Administrative/Housing units, site utility upgrades (electric, gas, water, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, data/communication), parking lots, sidewalks, exterior site lighting and landscaping. The project achieved a LEED silver certification.

Project Information
  • Project Cost: $57,355,435.34
  • Issuing Agency: DMA
  • Project Type: Commercial and Institutional
Project Details
  • Project Design Architect: Ratio Architects - A/E, River City Construction Co, General Contractor
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Project Documents