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Illinois to unveil Capitol renovation

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Springfield -- A renovation of the Illinois State Capitol is nearing its end.

 

The project started two years ago. Now workers are putting finishing touches on parts of the west wing of the Capitol in Springfield. Architect Richard Alsop says he expected lawmakers, staff and others will moving back in the building by late September. Then it will be opened to the public.

 

Renovations will cost about $50 million. Alsop says the project is within its budget.

 

The renovation includes replacing heating, air-conditioning and ventilation systems. It also will update the building's safety and disability access standards.

 

One noticeable addition is new doors on the Capitol's west entrance. They are wood and cooper.

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