Madison County Public Library News

Thursday, March 22, 2007

That Didn't Take Long

The final building was removed on Monday, the 19th. Now it is 9am on Thursday, and most of the debris has been moved away. It is rumored that construction WILL begin next week. (Everyone cross your fingers please . . .).

Among questions that have been asked:

1. Will the library be doing anything with the former Mountain Maternal Building?

A: We are currently hoping for nice neighbors.

2. Will the library share a wall with the former Mountain Maternal Building as before?
A: There will a narrow alley between the two buildings.

3. Construction was supposed to begin months ago, what happened?
A: This laundry list has included a need to re-evaluate the foundation support of the upcoming, much heavier building. The good news is that it is less expensive to discover these things before the start of construction.

4. How long will it take?
A: The construction manager says to expect about 10 months for construction to complete. Our construction manager will provide us with a construction schedule shortly. This will be posted here as sonn as it is available.

5. How can we find out more about the construction as it happens?
A: Return to this news blog often for more details.


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