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State Awards $7.5M Contract for Capitol Buildings Project

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West Virginia has awarded a $7,478,000 contract to demolish and rebuild four floors in two office towers that are part of the state Capitol complex.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that the Department of Administration awarded the contract to Maynard C. Smith Construction Co., of Charleston, from among eight bidders for the contract to renovate Buildings 5 and 6.

The project will join a flurry of construction activity at the Capitol complex, including a $34 million renovation of Building 3 and a perimeter security project that includes a security fence around the governor's mansion.

Completed in 1971, the two office towers are connected by Building 7, a two-story conference center. Until recently, the towers had not seen any significant renovation since their openings.


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