Aitkin County Government Center Update

Progress towards the new Aitkin County Government Center continues, updates and milestones are listed below.

  • Work on the construction site is in full gear. Underground utility work is completed as are the footings and foundation. The steel framing is completed as is the decking for floor 2 and 3. As you would expect, the current weather pattern of daily rain is not helping.
  • Site pictures are included and show the building is now taking shape.
    • Steel studs are used instead of wood as this is a commercial building and steel is required by code.
    • Window openings are visible, in time there will be energy efficient glass and a lot of natural light.
  • Within the next week or two, expect the following;
    • Slab on grade for the bottom level to be completed.
    • Exterior steel studs with sheathing for the 1st
    • Concrete slab for the second level.
  • Longer term yet, but by the end of October, expect;
    • Exterior steel studs and sheathing for second floor.
    • Concrete slab for the third level.
    • Exterior steel studs and sheathing for the third floor.
    • Start of roofing.
  • The Courthouse and all county offices will remain open during all regular business hours, please check signage for parking and building entrances to use. Depending on the construction schedule, public and staff will be directed to proper building entrance and exit points.
  • As always, safety is the main concern, please watch for signage and feel free to call ahead to the office you are visiting when coming to the Courthouse.



Government Center Building Construction


Government Center Building Construction


Government Center Building Construction


Government Center Building Construction


Government Center Building Construction


Government Center Building Construction