National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, Maryland
Scope of work under Recovery Act
Amount: $7.4 million
Replacement of deteriorated building envelope, repair of falling
brick facade, and replacement of failing plumbing systems and incidental work.
October 10 - Construction contract awarded for $1.357 million for the repair of the brick facade. .
January 2010 - A contract was awarded for $2.127 million for plumbing system
January 2010 - Construction contract for $2.56 for window replacement.
The National Agricultural Library (NAL), one of four national libraries of
the United States, houses one of the world's largest and most accessible
agricultural information collections. Through several new resources, the
Library is making useful agricultural information publicly accessible. For
instance, the Library's Web pages provide resources for youth and teens on a
variety of careers in agriculture-related fields.