Herschler East to open to the public next week

Herschler East to open to the public next week

Over the weekend, state agencies will begin moving into the remodeled and expanded Herschler East in downtown Cheyenne. The Wyoming Department of Education and Wyoming Department of Revenue will be open to the public in their new locations on Monday, April 30. The Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments, Wyoming State Engineer’s Office, Wyoming Environmental Quality Council, and the State Board of Equalization will continue to move to Herschler East in the following two weeks. The Wyoming Department of Audit will move to the Hathaway Building.

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Capitol Square Project to have early morning concrete pours on July 14 and 15

Capitol Square Project to have early morning concrete pours on July 14 and 15

JE Dunn Construction Company will start work on the Wyoming Capitol Square Project at 5 a.m. on Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15 to handle two large concrete pours to install the concrete slabs for the southward extension of the east wing of the Herschler Building. These slabs on floors 2, 3, and 4 will add nearly 20,000 square feet of usable space to the Herschler Building.

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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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