Capitol Restoration Project

NEWS UPDATE: First section of scaffolding removed — video and images

Panoramic view of Capitol with construction team

Capitol Restoration Update

At the conclusion of the legislative session in May, Capitol construction activity significantly accelerated. A quick walk around the building and its corridors reveals a beehive of activity dedicated to restoring the People’s House. Interior Update A couple weeks after the conclusion of session, crews began tearing out the ceilings in several House member offices on the fifth floor. This work allows […]

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VIDEO: Electrical Shutdown Necessitates Capitol Closure in October

The Capitol will be without power and closed for a week in October to replace the antiquated electrical infrastructure. “As in all aspects of the Capitol Restoration project, safety is our No. 1 priority,” Capitol Restoration Project Manager Trait Thompson said. “All electricity in the building will be shut off to ensure the safety of our construction crews. The Capitol will […]

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Video: Project Update

Learn the reasons for the tarp covering the scaffolding on the north side of the Capitol and how the gutters are being repaired. Inside the Capitol, work continues in the basement and elevator shafts. Get the details by watching this video:  […]

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