Ceiling of W.Va. Senate to Undergo Inspection

By: The Associated Press, Anna Baxter Email
By: The Associated Press, Anna Baxter Email

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- The ceiling of the West Virginia Senate chamber will be surveyed for damage for the first time in more than 15 years.

Desks were removed from the chamber on Thursday. A chandelier also was lowered for cleaning. Scaffolding will be built for next week's inspection. It will take the crew about 10 days to build the scaffolding.

Assistant Senate clerk Lee Cassis says the inspection will determine whether repairs will be needed.

The same Charleston contractor that's handling the Senate chamber inspection also did repair work on windows and trim in the Governor's Mansion.

The project will take about a month to complete.

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