Capitol Extension Progress

Capitol Extension Progress

Demolition is complete in the Capitol Extension, which connects the Capitol to the Herschler buildings underground. Concrete forms are now being erected to pour the walls for the six new large public meeting rooms being constructed in the Capitol Extension. Demolition is also complete in the Herschler West Building and construction is progressing. The Herschler East Building opened to the public in May.

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A bird's eye view of the project

A bird's eye view of the project

The Wyoming Capitol Square Project centers on the restoration of the Capitol, which is a National Historic Landmark, and addressing life safety and building systems deficiencies. The addition of new mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems, new elevators, and more restrooms has reduced office space in the Capitol. The Herschler buildings and the Capitol Extension are being renovated and expanded to accommodate these displaced space needs.

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Molding the decorative pieces on the Capitol dome

Molding the decorative pieces on the Capitol dome

Workers with Renaissance Roofing, Inc. Renaissance Roofing, Inc. are molding the decorative pieces on the Capitol dome from copper. The entablature, cornice, and pediments at the top of the Capitol exterior are made of metal, not stone. The existing material, most of which is original to the building, is failing and is currently being repaired or replaced.

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