This is the mess of Minnesota Capitol construction

The Minnesota State Capitol is a mess right now. It will be an even bigger mess next year, which is why there's suddenly talk about the possibility of not having a session in 2016.

Currently, two-thirds of the Capitol is closed off to the public and lawmakers because of the ongoing construction and renovation. This includes bathrooms -- there are a series of "Biffs" set up outside the Capitol building. Additionally, stairwells are closed off and there are only two elevators for the entire building.


The Department of Administration has stationed "hall monitors" on each floor to direct people where to go and has printed up new floor guides for visitors to use.

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Follow Tim Blotz on Twitter @TimBlotzFOX9 for more updates and photos from the Capitol throughout the session.

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