EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- The state of Illinois is providing $23 million to finish a construction project at the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.
Gov. Pat Quinn joined university officials on campus Tuesday to announce the funding.
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The university's Science Laboratory will be updated with new climate controls, windows and other upgrades. The governor's office said in a news release the work will complement an already completed $52 million science building.
The money comes from the state's Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction fund.