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Meridian Design Build Wraps Work on Joliet BTS

Meridian Design Build recently completed construction on a build-to-suit for XTRA Lease on a 15-acre site within Ketone Business Center in Joliet, IL. 

The new facility, located at 3000 Channahon Rd. near full interchanges at I-80 and I-55, will serve freight haulers in central and northeastern Illinois. 

The building includes two service/maintenance bays and 4,191 square feet of finished office space. 

Verve Design Studio provided architectural and structural design services and Jacob & Hefner Associates was responsible for the civil engineering design. 


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