Capitol bronze door restoration moving forward

Joe Gamm/News Tribune photo: 
Vaughn Prost, right, discusses with staff and subcontractors the best and safest way to remove the entry doors from the Missouri State Capitol early Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 14, 2023. The men gathered a couple weeks before they are scheduled to begin restoration work on the doors.
Joe Gamm/News Tribune photo: Vaughn Prost, right, discusses with staff and subcontractors the best and safest way to remove the entry doors from the Missouri State Capitol early Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 14, 2023. The men gathered a couple weeks before they are scheduled to begin restoration work on the doors.

A crew from Prost Builders huddled Tuesday around the Missouri Capitol's bronze doors.

They were planning how best to erect scaffolding, lift the mammoth 18-foot-tall doors out and seal the entrance off from weather.