She stands tall in New York’s harbor and a Vermont company is making sure Lady Liberty stays that way. Business is booming at Granite Importers in Barre. The family-run business specializes in manufacturing stone for structures. “Yeah, we’ve been working on it since November,” said Chris Colgan, the manager at Granite Importers. Monday, one of their most prominent projects hit the road. Precisely cut granite is headed to Fort Wood, the base of the Statue of Liberty. The company was hired to replace some of the 35,000 square feet of the wall. Colgan is the third generation to manage the Barre business.
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