Capitol Restoration Project

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

Panoramic view of Capitol with construction team

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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Capitol Closure Oct. 14-22

Capitol will be CLOSED Oct. 14-22 for a scheduled eletrical outage  […]

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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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