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Breaking ground for IARC

12 January 2012

Image: Reidar Hahn

Just before the holiday, members of the US and Illinois governments gathered at Fermilab for a groundbreaking ceremony to officially begin construction on the future Illinois Accelerator Research Center, or IARC.

From left to right: Bob Kephart, IARC project director; Jim Siegrist, associate director of the Office of Science for the DOE Office of High Energy Physics; Michael Weis, DOE Fermilab site manager for the Office of Science; William Brinkman, director of the Office of Science for the DOE; Pier Oddone, Fermilab director; Warren Ribley, director of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity; Linda Holmes, Illinois state senator; and Michael Fortner, Illinois state representative.

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