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LegHall parking deck designers recommend street crossing

Betsy PriceHeadlines, Government

Architects designing the proposed parking deck at Delaware Legislative Hall today recommended using a raised street crossing rather than tunnel or pedestrian bridge for legislators to cross the street there. A raised street crossing would be more economical than the tunnel, which is budgeted at $2 million but could cost $3.7 million, or a skywalk, which could cost $3 million …


State should consider dropping plan for tunnel, designers say

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

Designers involved in the construction of a $22 million parking garage across from Legislative Hall have recommended the state cancel plans to build a private underground tunnel  connecting the structures. The tunnel originally was estimated to cost $2 million but will be closer to $3.7 million, partly because its base would lay only 6 feet above sea level in an …

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Legislative Council discusses plans for Holocaust memorial

Sam HautGovernment, Headlines

Legislative Hall may get a Holocaust memorial, according to discussions in the week’s Joint Legislative Council.  The council, made up of the Democratic and Republican leadership in the Senate and House of Representatives, also agreed to re-establish the Legislative Building Committee so it can oversee a $23 million expansion of Leg Hall, including a new wing and a parking garage. …