The Irving R. Newhouse Building will be replaced as part of Legislative Campus Modernization. A modular building will be placed in the southeast corner of the Mansion Parking Lot to house building occupants during construction. This is an important first step of the Legislative Campus Modernization Project.
Site preparation work began on May 24, 2022, and includes the installation of construction fencing around the southeast corner of the lot. Modular building construction is expected to begin in September.
Demolition of the current Newhouse building is expected to occur in mid-2023 with construction expected to begin in the fall of 2023. Once Newhouse is complete, the Legislative Modular Building will house occupants of the Pritchard and O’Brien buildings during the renovation of those structures. The Legslative Modular Building is expected to remain on the Capitol Campus for six to eight years. When the Legislative Modular Building has fulfilled its function as a temporary office building, it will be disassembled, and the parking lot will be restored.
Email the LCM project team at DESLCM@des.wa.gov