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Removal of concrete panels underway at the Buchanan Street garage

Posted at 11:33 AM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 22:29:30-04

Work is underway to remove the concrete panels on the Buchanan Street Parking Garage the is at risk of falling.

Lafayette Consolidated Government crews removed the first two-and-a-half ton panel earlier today on the 40-year-old garage.

At a special meeting on March 9, 2020, the council approved an ordinance authorizing the administration to proceed with work on the failing building.

The ordinance approves up to $400,000 to be spent on the project.

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