Preserving the Rotunda

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by Deb Young, Senior Project Manager; HGA, Minneapolis, MN,
Sarah Berseth, P.E., Mechanical Engineer; HGA, Minneapolis, MN,
Sean Cotton, P.E., (M.ASCE), Structural Engineer; HGA, Minneapolis, MN,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2019, Vol. 89, Issue 12, Pg. 47-47

Abstract: Over the years, rainwater had leaked through joints in the dome and roof of the Minnesota State Capitol, damaging the stone, plaster, windows, and decorative paint in the building's vast and gorgeous rotunda. Repair and preservation were imperative.

Subject Headings: Rain water | Joints | Domes (structure) | Roofs | Government buildings | Rocks | Windows | Rehabilitation | Minnesota | United States

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