Quake-damaged Washington Monument may remain closed into 2014

By the CNN Wire StaffUpdated 10th July 2012
Sandra Endo on the work it will take to repair cracks the Washington Monument suffered after a 2011 earthquake.
Passers-by react as engineers scale down the Washington Monument, checking for cracks after last month's earthquake.
Look at a first-person view from atop the Washington Monument as engineers inspect damage from an August earthquake.
Workers rappel down the Washington Monument to check for cracks in the structure's exterior.