Scaffolding move showcases a restoration milestone on the Capitol project

Scaffolding move showcases a restoration milestone on the Capitol project

Behind the scaffolding, restoration of the sandstone and metal entablature on the west wing of the Capitol is almost complete. Workers have started to remove the scaffolding on the north side of the west wing. Later in April, the scaffolding will migrate to the east wing of the building. The restoration of stone and the entablature on the west wing is a significant milestone for the project. The move of the scaffolding will reveal the repaired stone which will appear lighter in color. The repaired and replaced stone will weather over time to match the rest of the building.

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Capitol Square Project to hold public groundbreaking ceremony on Aug. 25

Capitol Square Project to hold public groundbreaking ceremony on Aug. 25

Join us in front of the Wyoming Capitol at noon on Thursday, August 25 for the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Wyoming Capitol Square Project. A reception and the opening of a new exhibit about the history of Wyoming’s Capitol and efforts to restore this historic gem will be held immediately following the groundbreaking ceremony at the Wyoming State Museum, located at 2301 Central Avenue. 

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