Capitol Restoration Project

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

Panoramic view of Capitol with construction team

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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Capitol Restoration Update

Outside After starting scaffolding construction in late July, there are now four elevations of the State Capitol where it is completed. With the season changing from fall to winter, construction crews have begun enclosing the scaffolding in large, white tarps. These tarps allow the interior scaffolding to be temperature controlled. It’s important to maintain a temperature between 50 and 90 degrees for […]

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