United Airlines receives $40 million building permit to complete O’Hare ground maintenance building project

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The structure is part of the $120 million United Airlines North Airfield Program (Image from Mortenson)

Chicago has issued a $40 million building permit to complete construction of a new United Airlines ground equipment maintenance building at O’Hare Airport. This follows earlier permits, including a $4 million foundation permit issued Dec. 15 and a $6 million building superstructure permit issued on Jan. 31.

M. A. Mortenson Company is the general contractor for the work at 11601 W. Touhy. Key subtrades include: Electrical Gurtz Electric Company; plumber/plumbingAMS Mechanical Systems, Inc.; and refrigeration and ventilationHill Mechanical.

The work is part of Mortenson’s $120,000 million North Airfield program for United.

American Airlines started work on its own $45 million ground maintenance building at O’Hare last year.


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