Renovations http://wwno.org en State Capitol gets a facelift http://wwno.org/post/state-capitol-gets-facelift <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The closing of the Legislature in June was just the beginning for construction crews at the state Capitol.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Advocate reports workers are ripping up floors, breaking through walls and removing ceilings to give the 80-year-old building a facelift.</p> Sat, 14 Jul 2012 16:14:05 +0000 The Associated Press 15768 at http://wwno.org Convention Center renovation may run into Super Bowl http://wwno.org/post/convention-center-renovation-may-run-super-bowl <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The renovation of New Orleans' major convention center may be delayed until the time of the 2013 Super Bowl in the city.</span></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The center's governing board says construction costs are about $1.4 million over the initial contract price and the work is already more than a month behind schedule.</p> Sat, 28 Apr 2012 20:43:10 +0000 The Associated Press 9707 at http://wwno.org N.O. Airport Wants Renovations Done by Super Bowl http://wwno.org/post/no-airport-wants-renovations-done-super-bowl <div><p><font color="red">Louisiana's</font> major airport is trying to finish several renovation projects before the 2013 Super Bowl in New Orleans.</p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/JqRXRL" target="_blank">New Orleans CityBusiness&nbsp;said</a> the Louis Armstrong International Airport is planning for 42,000 visitors leaving the city the day after the game.</p><p>Airport spokeswoman Michelle Wilcut says a new parking garage is about 65 percent complete. The exterior of the terminal is being remodeled to feature a glass front. The interior is getting new lighting, carpeting and painting.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:45:20 +0000 The Associated Press 9224 at http://wwno.org