Capitol Restoration Project

Panoramic view of Capitol with construction team

Capitol East Entrance and East Parking Lot to Close

On May 21st, the parking lot directly east of the State Capitol and the east entrance to the building will be closed to facilitate restoration work on the underground tunnel. During this time, crews will dig up the area around the tunnel to install new waterproofing as well as a leak detection system. In early October, the east entrance to the […]

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Capitol Restoration Update

Over the past few months, we have observed a few significant milestones on the Capitol Restoration Project. Here’s a look at what’s happening now. Exterior Update To date, five exterior elevations of the Capitol have been completely restored. Within the next few days, scaffolding will start coming down on the east façade of the south wing, marking completion of the sixth elevation. […]

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State Capitol to Reopen on Schedule

The State Capitol Building will open on schedule after being closed since 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, for an electrical upgrade. The building was closed to remove existing electrical equipment and make the transfer to a new system. The first 72 hours were the most crucial to the outage success, as demolition crews worked around the clock to remove existing switchgear […]

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