Structural Safety Of New Library Under Investigation

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Concerns over construction prompt engineers to assess new downtown library

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Posted by WBRZ Channel 2 on Thursday, April 19, 2018

The area around a new library under construction in downtown Baton Rouge is cordoned off with yellow police tape after an unusual settling event occurred late Wednesday afternoon.

The structural engineer and design team are expected to be onsite this morning to investigate the situation.

The mayor's office says all necessary precautions are being taken to keep residents safe in the area.

Occupants of nearby buildings were advised to evacuate.

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