The Washington Monument, which was damaged during a 5.8 magnitude earthquake in 2011, is still undergoing repairs. The National Park Service released this footage from the top, where workers are repairing the damage. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.
Breathtaking views from atop the Washington Monument taken by a helmet-cam as the final scaffolding pieces are tapped into place to begin repairs on the cracked obelisk. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
Crews have begun erecting scaffolding around the Washington Monument in the nation’s capital to repair damage and cracks suffered in an earthquake in August 2011. The landmark has been closed to the public ever since.
A tourist shields himself from the sun as the scaffold cladded Washington Monument looms in the background in Washington May 20, 2013. The monument has been closed to the public for two years following damage caused by an earthquake in 2011. The monument is expected to re-open next spring with repai
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 09: Workers are almost finished installing scaffolding on the Washington Monument, for repairing the damage caused by an earthquake in 2011, May 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. Following a 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the Northeast in August 2011, the National Park Service co
Workers work on the scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument, May 10, 2013, The monument has been closed to the public since the August 23, 2011 earthquake which shook the nation's capital and workers are expected to take until 2014 to fix stresses and cracks caused by the 5.8-magnitude tremb