Sarah McKenzie

Where It's At: Library


A regular feature that tracks the progress of the new Central Library and light-rail transit.

Crews with Knutson Construction Services, Inc., the library's contractor, have begun pouring concrete for basement walls. More than 90 feet of concrete has been poured as part of the 1,276-foot perimeter wall.

Workers have been pouring about 30 to 60 feet of concrete a day for the basement. Additionally, crews have installed more than half of the below-grade columns, known as caissons, which will support the weight of the library building.


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