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Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Construction

Dwight D Eisenhower Memorial Construction

Schedule:Project currently in design Construction anticipated to begin Summer, 2012

Location:South side of Independence Ave, SW, across from the Smithsonian Air & Space museum

Goals of project:

•Build a memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34rd President of the United States.

Impacts to consider:

•Construction traffic entering and exiting Independence Ave.
•Site will have viewing portals, but otherwise will be screened from view by fencing
•There will be an illustrative sign near the site.

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