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Vilas Co. Courthouse project delayed due to weather conditions, scheduled to be finished in Feb. Submitted: 01/17/2018
Vilas Co. Courthouse project delayed due to weather conditions, scheduled to be finished in Feb.
Allie Herrera
Allie Herrera
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EAGLE RIVER - Colder temps and windy weather delayed work on the Vilas County Courthouse expansion this winter.

The $11 million project is scheduled to be finished at the end of February. The only portion of the building still being worked on is the connector between the new building and the existing courthouse. 


"We were ahead of schedule until this years' cold weather and windy weather and that has caused some delays primarily with masonry and concrete issues," said Vilas County Clerk David Alleman. 

Alleman says all of the departments have already moved into the new space. The five departments include veteran's services, the public health department, and social services. 
 
"We finally have enough room for staff, but better than that, we have enough room to properly serve our customer base, which is the public, the people who are actually paying for this building," said Alleman. 

He says it'll be easier for people to visit several departments in just one location.  


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