Juneau Sen. Dennis Egan said the capital city will be ready for legislative business to resume May 12.
Work under an existing $6.5 million contract on the west wing of the building is wrapping now.
The Alaska Legislative Council approved an additional $650,000 to its $5.8 million Capitol building renovation contract on Thursday.
State legislators, staffers, and others doing business at the State Capitol building will soon be able to walk through the main entrance again.
Long overdue renovations to Alaska’s State Capitol are well under way. Juneau-based Alaska Commercial Contractors started major work on the building’s crawl space and portico at the end of April, a few days after the legislative session ended. Bright red construction tape blocks the front of the building, stairs are missing, and large signs direct…