Illinois Construction Industry Giant Frank (Bud) Paschen Dies

Daily Herald reports that Frank (Bud) Paschen died last week at age 80 after contributing to a “family legacy of building roads and major landmarks in Chicago [that] goes back to the Great Chicago Fire.” His company, F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen, “led the widening and reconstruction of portions of Interstate 90 and Interstate 294, as well as work on the Elgin-O’Hare Expressway, which earned the company awards from Illinois Tollway Authority and Illinois Department of Transportation.”