Several trees, including D.C.’s famous cherry trees, were either damaged or knocked over near the National Mall Thursday, although there probably won’t be a full assessment until sometime Friday.
A mulberry tree on the grounds of the Washington Monument in D.C. that toppled due to saturated ground from heavy rain was raised by the National Park Service. But not by much.
The National Park Service is still deciding how to save a white mulberry tree near the Washington Monument that uprooted last weekend after heavy rains. The tree is believed to be more than 100 years old.
The tree predates the nearby Washington Monument.
The northbound George Washington Parkway will remain closed at least through the end of Tuesday morning’s rush hour, the National Park Service said Monday.
Both northbound lanes of the George Washington Memorial Parkway from Virginia 123, Chain Bridge Road, to Interstate 495 will remain closed Sunday. The National Park Service hopes to have at least one northbound lane open in time for the Monday evening rush hour, weather dependent.
The National Park Service is working to evaluate the situation and repair the sinkhole as soon as possible. The southbound lanes are not impacted by the closure.
The National Park Service traffic safety study is expected to begin gathering input from community members to address safety concerns along the southern end of the George Washington Parkway, just south of the Capital Beltway, this summer. But one congressman wants it done faster.
Some of the most scenic parts of D.C. like the Tidal Basin and the Jefferson Memorial are also some of the spots needing repairs and maintenance. And what’s happening there isn’t unique to the national parks scattered around the rest of the country.
The National Park Service is soliciting public input for future use of 69 acres of parkland inside the Capital Beltway, on the site of a former pre-Revolutionary War living history tenant farm.
With a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation, a group of Virginia Tech researchers hope to harness the power of unmanned aerial robots, or drones, to assist human searchers.
The National Park Service is celebrating National Park Week, and it begins with free entry on Saturday. Not all national parks charge an entry fee, but for those that do, the fees will be waived Saturday.
The National Park Service announced Monday that the monument will reopen after the rebuilding and modernization of the elevator, which broke down repeatedly in the months leading up to the August 2016 closure, as well as the building of a new visitor screening facility.
Significant safety changes have been approved for several spots along Rock Creek Parkway, including near the Kennedy Center and Memorial Bridge, where it can be tough for fast-moving cars to see people walking or biking.
The C&O Canal in Georgetown is one step closer to getting a massive upgrade.
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