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Hill International to Manage Repairs to Washington Monument


Hill International  Manage Repairs to Washington Monument

Hill International, the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that the company’s joint venture with the Louis Berger Group has been awarded a contract by the National Park Service (NPS) to provide construction management services for the repair of earthquake damage to the Washington Monument.

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Completed in 1884 to honor George Washington, the Washington Monument was the tallest structure in the world until it was overtaken by the Eiffel Tower in 1889.  The Monument has been closed since it sustained damage as a result of a 5.8-magnitude earthquake on August 23, 2011.

James E. Koch, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP, F.SAME, Senior Vice President and Director of Hill's Federal Services Group  said, "We are honored to be involved in the repair and restoration of such an iconic national monument.”

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