A big step in the restoration of the Minnesota State Capitol has been made. Officials announced Friday that the building's rotunda has been completely fixed up.
There had been 250,000 pounds of scaffolding in the rotunda while repairs and renovations were made. But all that's been removed now.
The Star Tribune says all the scaffolding and covers on the exterior have been removed as well.
And next week, those four gold horses that are usually displayed on the front of the building will be put up on the north side.
The three-year $310 million restoration project is expected to finish in 2017.
According to the Capitol's website, this is the first "comprehensive preservation" of the building since it was built in 1905.