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Cleveland City Hall repair will cost $66,000
July's storm tore away a large chunk of copper flashing from the roof
by WKSU's KABIR BHATIA


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It took crews hours to remove the hunk of copper that fell from Cleveland City Hall after the storm on July 11
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It’s going to cost more than $66,000 to repair storm damage to the roof of Cleveland City Hall.

City officials say the work will start in two weeks and should take six to eight weeks to complete.

A 2,500-square-foot chunk of copper roofing fell from the three-story building during a severe storm in July, which also knocked out a wall at the Tower City RTA station. There were no injuries in either case.

Cleveland-based T & F Systems will handle the repair work. Cleveland spokeswoman Maureen Harper says the copper piece was likely last replaced in the 1980s.
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