Capitol Dome Project

Welcome to the Colorado Capitol Dome Project. The Colorado State Capitol has been in a three-year-long makeover for the dome. The estimated completion date is Fall 2014. 

Notice: April 10, 2014
Dome Painting

As of April 10, 2014, the State Capitol Dome will be in process of being sand blasted and painted. GH Phipps, the contracted construction company for the Dome Project, will be working from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day and is expected to last approximately two weeks.

During this process, there will be some noise and minimal paint fumes. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Help Desk at 303-866-4357.


Pieces of Gold for Colorado Capitol Dome En Route to Italy, KUSA-TV © 2013 Multimedia Holdings Corporation Seven pieces of gold mined in Colorado have been shipped to Italy. These gold pieces will be pounded into 140,000 sheets of gold leaf - which will eventually be applied to the state capitol dome. 

Video: Inside the construction on Colorado's Capitol dome

Blog: Gold for Capitol Dome Restoration Headed to Italy, by mchichester, Share in the Care Colorado

Video: Colorado Capitol dome gets new gold

Article: Capitol Dome to be Unwrapped