A major construction project in Nixa, Missouri is back on after an almost two week hiatus for safety reasons.
The expansion of Nixa's City Hall was halted last month after steel base plates were found to be unsafe.
The City issued a stop-work order on the project after discovering the errors in the base plates of steel beams being used on the construction project.
The building engineer was immediately called in to fix the problem and now construction is back on track for the building.
Nixa City Administrator Brian Bingle says the error was caught during a routine inspection. "We have a building inspection process here in Nixa, our chief building inspector is overseeing the construction project he recognized the errors brought it to the attention of the contractors then proceeded with the appropriate process to allow us to get back on the same page."
Bingle says if the mistake wasn't caught, the building would have been in jeopardy, because the beams couldn't hold all the weight of the structure.
Everyone from the city clerk, city administrator and even council chambers will be relocated to the new structure.
Now that construction is back on track, the expanded city hall is set to reopen this summer, possibly as early as June.