The Washington Monument will reopen to the public next month after three years of repairs prompted by a 2011 earthquake, National Park Service officials are saying.
While an exact date has yet to be finalized, Park Service spokesman Brian Hall said the scaffolding did come down in time for the Cherry Blossom festival and the beginning of the tourist annual season. should be down in time for tourist season
The project is expected to continue to be in line with projections that the work will be completed this spring — despite a season of erratic winter weather, which interrupted repairs periodically.
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