This afternoon, media covering Illini basketball were invited to view renovation progress inside the former Assembly Hall, in Champaign.
Senior Associate Director of Athletics Warren Hood is the DIA’s project overseer, now that Tom Michael is gone. Hood oversaw the rebuild across the street, at Memorial Stadium.
The tour was led by Dennis Kelly, from Turner/Clayco Construction. He’s the Director of Field Operations. Construction Engineering enthusiasts will enjoy his talk, which is rich with details.