Saskatchewan Legislative Building roof gets overhaul

The Saskatchewan Legislative Building is getting its roof fixed. A $15-million overhaul is expected to be complete by December 2015. (Kevin O'Connor/CBC)

A construction crane going up next to the Saskatchewan Legislative Building marks the beginning of a $15-million overhaul.

The provincial government says extensive work is needed to repair the dome’s deteriorated stones, copper roofing and facade.

Visitors to the Legislative Building in Regina have noticed water dripping inside during the winter.

Along with the crane, there will be scaffolding set up to let crews work safely on the surface of the dome. 

Work on the dome is expected to be completed by December 2015.

Saskatchewan dome repairs

The Saskatchewan Legislative Building is undergoing a $15-million makeover, with repairs to the copper-topped dome, the roof and the underlying structure. (Stefani Langenegger/CBC)