A wall on the Mall

The centerpiece of the flood-protection design in the works for the Mall is an unusual wall across 17th Street with a temporary portion that can be erected when floodwaters approach. Read related story.

A wall on the Mall
Sources: Doug Jacobs of the Planning and Design Department for the National Capital Region of the National Park Service; Christine Saum of the National Capital Planning Commission; FEMA. The Washington Post. Published on May 16, 2013, 8:17 p.m.
 
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