State Capitol Construction Wrapping Up
Four separate projects are wrapping up just in time for the start of the new legislative session and the inauguration of Gov. Nathan Deal. Construction is near complete on the new Liberty Plaza across from the Capitols east steps. Also nearly complete is the new home for the Governors Office of Planning and Budget. Its the former home to the Georgia Department of Transportation, the second oldest building on Capitol grounds. A major undertaking at the Capitol itself is a project to rehab the east steps, considered the front door of the building. The steps had begun sagging due to little support underneath. Finally, theres a new ADA-accessible ramp for the Coverdale Legislative Office Building. Up until now, those in wheelchairs had to go around the building to find a ramp to get inside.
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