Workers have started building scaffolding around the 555-foot-tall Washington Monument to make repairs to the damaged stonework following a 2011 earthquake.
The Metro system says its trains are operating on a Saturday schedule because of Veterans Day.
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Repairs to close two sinkholes on East Monument Street have now opened another sinkhole a half a block away.
MARC train riders in Harford County are set to see some major improvements at one of the popular MARC stops there.
The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park says it’s closing a pedestrian bridge near Bethesda due to structural damage from a fallen tree.
Metro says seven red line stations will be affected by weekend track work, with buses replacing trains on a portion of the line.
A seismic assessment of the Washington Monument has concluded that it’s “extremely unlikely” another earthquake in the next two millennia will damage the monument any more than last year’s 5.8-magnitude quake.
The Washington National Cathedral has received a $5 million gift from the Lilly Endowment Inc. for restoration of damage caused by last year’s 5.8-magnitude earthquake.
Government surveyors have found that the Washington Monument did not sink further into the ground as a result of last year’s 5.8-magnitude earthquake.
Metro says buses will replace trains on a part of the red line this weekend due to repair work, leading to some delays.
Metro says weekend track work on the red line will require riders traveling between the Grosvenor and Friendship Heights stations to take buses.