September 26th Press Conference
Bill Line/Toni Braxton 202-619-7400; Carol Johnson, National Mall and Memorial Parks, 202-245-4700; Sgt. David Schlosser, U.S. Park Police, 202-425-4286
National Park Service Press Conference to Provide Update on Earthquake Damage at Washington Monument
Washington, D.C. - On Monday, Sept. 26, National Park Service (NPS) officials, including Bob Vogel, Superintendent of the National Mall and Memorial Parks, and Project Manager Mike Morelli, will hold a press conference to provide an update about the extent of the damage sustained by the Washington Monument during the in 5.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the East Coast on Aug. 23, and NPS plans for moving forward on getting the Monument reopened to the public.