Lawsuit over downtown library heats up again with no trial date in sight

The new 48,316-square-foot River Center Branch Library overlooks North Boulevard Town Square in downtown Baton Rouge. The four-story structure has dedicated spaces for children, teens and adults. (Tim Mueller)

Nearly two years after filing suit over construction problems that delayed the since-completed downtown library, the city-parish has filed an amended version of the lawsuit, once again naming its general contractor, Buquet & LeBlanc, as a defendant in the case.

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