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December 9, 2021

Hidden asbestos, 32 miles of caulking slow $150M rehab of Air Force Academy chapel

  • Extensive water damage over the past six decades led to the restoration, which involves removing every aluminum panel and over 20,000 brick-sized stained glass blocks.
    Colorado Public Radio

    U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs photo [enlarge]
    This is the chapel before it was covered in a 14-story temporary enclosure.

    U.S. Air Force photo by Trevor Cokley [enlarge]
    Crews last year erected scaffolding around the interior of the chapel.

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