St. Charles Police Station

Design: FGM Architects, Oak Brook, Ill.                Construction Manager: Riley Construction, Lake Bluff, Ill.

About the Project

The City broke ground on the new 56,000 sq. ft. facility at 1515 W. Main Street on July 23, 2018, on the site of the former Valley Shopping Center. The new police station will replace the current facility, portions of which are nearly 100 years old. The $24.6 million project is expected to be completed by December 2019 and will support the City’s policing operations for the next 50 years. Click the Building Features link at the right for details about the project.

Once It’s Complete…

Click the 3-D Walkthrough Video at the right to take a virtual tour of the new police station and see what it will look like inside.


Construction Updates

3/15/19 Update

1. We are ready for the last building related concrete pour. The first floor north east slab will be poured early next week.

2. The second floor drywall is ongoing and is working its way towards the east side. Offices, the IT area, and the administration desk area are taking form.

3. The first floor wall layout has started.

4. The main staircase and specialty railings have been measured, and those pieces should be on site within the next 3-4 weeks.

5. Block walls in the detention area are going up fast.

3/8/19 Update

1. The roofing is nearly complete, with only a few small sections of the east and west sides still needing work.

2. The men's locker room on the west side of the second floor is "rocked" (drywall) with spray insulation complete.

3. The south side of the first floor-east is ready for next week's concrete pour.

4. The second floor east side is in the midst of in wall MEPs being installed and inspected.

3/1/19 Update

  1. The majority of the north side of the building has glass. Winter protection is down, making the building look completely different.
  2. In-wall mechanical, electrical, and plumbing rough ins are ready for inspection on the west side.

2/22/19 Update

  1. Second floor window instalation continues.
  2. The second floor slab is completely done, the majority of the framing on the west side is complete, and door framing is also starting.
  3. The slab at the detention area (west side of the first floor) is poured. The east half of the first floor will be poured within the next few weeks.
  4. Roofing is almost complete.

2/8/19 Update

  1. The first concrete pour is complete.
  2. The masons scaffold is in place.
  3. Once the building is sealed, window framing will be put in place and the masonry and metal panel will follow.
  4. The first floor grading has started which gets the space ready for the first floor concrete pours.
  5. Installation of the interior concrete blocks is ongoing in the detention area.

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