Washington Monument to Reopen Monday After Earthquake Repairs

In this Friday, May 9, 2014 photo, workers Julio Dichis, right, and Jose Oreyana remove the fencing which closed the Washington Monument off to the public during renovations Washington. The monument, which sustained damage from an earthquake in August 2011, will re-open to the public on Monday, May 12, 2014. Charles Dharapak / AP

An 5.8 magnitude earthquake left the monument in disrepair for two and a half years, but it will finally reopen in a ceremony Monday.

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