Crew tackles $650,000 mortar repairs at City Hall
- February 19, 2013
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Published Date Friday, 19 April 2013 00:44 Written by David Carkhuff
A crew with Cenaxo of South Windsor, Conn., is repointing the mortar at Portland City Hall.
According to city staff, the job to repair the building’s exterior was budgeted in Portland’s capital improvement project list for 2013. Cost is $650,000, the city reported.4-19-city-hall-mortar-free
A Portland Recreation and Facilities summary about the job, contained in the 2013-2018 CIP document, states that mortar is missing in many areas, contributing to infiltration of water into City Hall. Evidence of seepage includes mold where water came through walls, damaging paint and plaster, the summary states.