Capitol Restoration Project

Panoramic view of Capitol with construction team

Project Accomplishments After Three Years of Construction

This summer marks three years of construction on the Capitol Restoration Project. Project funding was first authorized by a $120 million bond issue passed by the legislature and signed by the governor in 2014. A subsequent bond issue was passed in 2016 for $125 million. Prior to the start of restoration activities, the State Capitol had appeared on Preservation Oklahoma’s […]

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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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