Washington Monument to Remain Closed At Least 1 Year

Disappointing news for tourists visiting the nation's capital this summer: they still won't be able to go inside the Washington Monument.

The tallest structure in DC has been closed for nearly a year following an earthquake last August.

Engineers found the quake left several cracks in the monument and damaged interior support beams.

National Park Service officials say repairs will begin this fall and may take a year or more to complete.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WTVY-TV 285 N Foster Street Dothan, AL 36303 334-792-3195
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 161985635 - wtvy.com/a?a=161985635
Gray Television, Inc.