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Shreveport Municipal Auditorium renovation 80 percent complete

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The renovations of Shreveport's historic Municipal Auditorium are 80 percent complete, and KTBS got a sneak peak inside Monday morning.

The building's update is to bring it up to ADA compliance. The new wheelchair accessible ramps and seating are completed; with some the new chairs to be installed next month.

The work continues on dressing rooms to bring them more up to date, as well as closing up the orchestra pit.

"We were in the demo, tear out, the investigation phase for so long, we've need to see the finish product," said Travis Jore, the project manager. "One we saw the floors, it started to come to light. We're really excited about the progress."

The Municipal Auditorium is on schedule to open in April with some big musical acts to be on stage in May.

The names of those acts should be announced in the next 90 days.

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