The Washington Monument is closed for repairs due to an earthquake on August 23, 2011.
Interview with Acting Chief of Resource Management on the Assessment and Survey of the Monument.
Interview with NPS Staff Member Gordy Kito on the technical aspects of the Rappelling Survey and Assessment of the Monument.
View from a camera mounted on the helmet of Erik Stohn of WJE, during the exterior assessment of the Monument
Emma Cardini from WJE preparing to begin Survey of the exterior of the Monument
Water coming in through joints onto interior staircase during Tropical Storm.
Water coming in through joints onto a Commemorative Stone located along the interior stairs during a Tropical Storm
Rust Staining on staircase landing near the bottom of the Monument.
Walk around Video of Debris on the 500ft Observation Level after the Earthquake
Walk around Video of Debris on the 500ft Observation Level after the Earthquake, including interior view of crack on western elevation above the 500ft level.
Video During the Earthquake (no Audio)... The Ranger following Protocols went down the stairway to open the Emergency door for visitors, then is seen coming back through after conducting a sweep to assure all were safe.
Additional View of 500ft level observation level during the earthquake
Last Updated: 06/07/2013