2011 earthquake

Workers finish installing the last pieces of scaffolding on the Washington Monument to repair earthquake damage May 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. Following a 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the Northeast in August 2011, the National Park Service chose Perini Management Services, Inc. of Framingham, Massachusetts for the $15 million project to repair large cracks in the 555-foot-tall obelisk. (Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Washington Monument Scaffolding Complete

Workers have finally finished building scaffolding around the 555-foot-tall Washington Monument to make repairs to the damaged stonework following a 2011 earthquake.

05/17/2013

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