MADISON (WKOW) -- The Madison Common Council awarded a construction contract for the Madison Public Library's Central Library reconstruction project.
J.H. Findorff and Son, Inc., one of four firms submitting bids for the Central Library reconstruction project, won the contract with a bid of $18.51 million dollars.
Construction is expected to start mid March 2012.
"I am very pleased that the reconstruction project can get underway very soon," said Madison Mayor Paul Soglin. "The downtown library is an incredible asset to our city, and the new and improved facility will be very welcome. I applaud the Madison Public Library Foundation for all their work. It's been a great partnership."
Madison Public Library's Central Library is currently operating at an interim location at 126 South Hamilton Street until the new Central Library is completed in 2013.
The Central Library at 126 South Hamilton Street will be open the same hours as the library on Mifflin Street. The library is open Mondays through Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Madison Public Library's phone number is 608-266-6300.
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