Scaffolding Goes Up For Capitol Dome Restoration

Capitol Dome Restoration Begins

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WASHINGTON (WNEW) — It wasn’t so long ago that the scaffolding around the Washington Monument finally came down, but guess what? Now it’s going up around the Capitol Dome.

A $60 million restoration project is expected to last about two years.

The Dome has not undergone a complete restoration since 1960 and age and weather have contributed to more than 1,000 cracks and deficiencies in the structure.

See how the restoration project will look further down the line in the video below.

WNEW’s Chuck Carroll contributed to this report. Follow him and WNEW on Twitter.

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