One day after a 300-pound piece of the capitol fell outside the governor's office, state officials were giving the 80 year old building a closer inspection. From Jefferson City, Jean'ette Carrigo has more information.
Administration officials have decideed to hire a private company to do infa-red scanning of the area from where the rock broke off.
In addition, the state will accelerate letting out a contract for a routine check of all the building stone.
Despite the extra precautuions, David Mosby, Capitol Complex Operations Manager, says that the capitol is safe:
But Mosby concedes it was last October that there had been a check of the stone in the very area where the 300-pound chunk fell just outside Governor Carnahan's office.
From the capitol, I am Jean'ette Carrigo.