Sagebrush repair costs expected to top $1 million

Final costs to repair a cracked roof truss in the Sagebrush Theatre are expected to exceed $1 million once final invoices are calculated.

The bill figures to be about $200,000 more than initially estimated when the damage was discovered earlier this year.

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SD73 facilities director Art McDonald said the city and SD73 are working out how to divvy up the costs of repairs.

The two entities have a cost-sharing agreement regarding capital items for the Sagebrush Theatre.

A cracked roof truss was discovered in February, leading to an eight month shutdown in the facility that left arts groups in the city scrambling.

A new steel structure was added in the roof to support the beams and the truss repaired.

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